E-NEWSLETTER


March 2018

Hi folks—
Welcome to the March issue of CPDR e-News!

March—the official start of spring…thawing
out…looking for buds…smelling the fresh
air…bright colors…spring cleaning…making
plans…new beginnings…fresh starts.
Simply lovely.

Here is what is happening at the Prostate Center.

Walter Reed - WRNMMC
Information/Support Group Meetings

Meetings are every 3rd Thursday of the month

Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018
Times: 1300-1400 and 1830-1930
Location: River Conference Room, America Building,
3rd floor (next to Prostate Center).
Parking: America Garage

Note: A military ID card is required to get on base. Attendees without a military ID need to call the Prostate Center at 301-319-2900 at least 4 business days in advance to complete paperwork for gate access approval. They will also need some form of picture identification at the gate.

Family and friends are always welcomed (military and civilian).

Snow day: If the federal government is closed the day of the meeting, the meeting is cancelled. If the federal government has a delayed opening that day, the show will go on! Call the Prostate Center at 301-319-2900 if you have any questions.

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
Information/Support Group Meetings

Meetings are every 2nd Thursday of the month

Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Times: 1300-1400 and 1830-1930
Location: Urology Clinic (2nd floor, Sunrise Pavilion)

Note for Fort Belvoir: A military ID is required to get on post at Fort Belvoir. Attendees without a military ID need to arrive at the gate about 1 hour before the meeting to complete paperwork for post access. Also bring some form of picture identification.

Family and friends are always welcomed (military and civilian).

Snow day: If the federal government is closed the day of the meeting, the meeting is cancelled. If the federal government has a delayed opening that day, the show will go on! Call the Prostate Center at 301-319-2900 if you have any questions.

Save the date for the Guest Speaker Program—3 May

Date: Thursday 3 May
Time: 1900-2030
Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Cullen, PhD, MPH
Topic: “The Critical Role of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Improving Decision-Making for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer”
Locations:
     1. Walter Reed: America Building, 2nd floor, Room 2525
     2. Fort Belvoir Community Hospital: Oaks Pavilion, 1st floor, Room S1.901 (Library Lecture Hall), via video teleconference

Family and friends are always welcomed (military and civilian).

Us TOO Newsletter

Click here to read the February issue of the quarterly Walter Reed Us TOO Newsletter.It includes a summary of Dr. Timothy Tausch’s presentation “Life After Prostate Cancer Treatment” plus additional items of interest.

Check out previous newsletters archived on our website at www.cpdr.org. Click on "Patient Information", "WRNMMC Us TOO", and then choose either "current newsletter" or "newsletter archive".

Previous Issues

You can access previous issues of the CPDR e-News on our CPDR website under the Patient Information link.

Psychological Support

Support for you and/or your family is available from our social work team. No referral is needed for an appointment. Just call them at the numbers below.

Walter Reed :
Ms. Ellen Bowers - 301-319-2893

Fort Belvoir:
Ms. Donna Horn-Hooks - 571-231-3504.

Appointments

Our phone number is 301-319-2900 if you would like to make an appointment with us.

One More Thing...

“In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.”
—Henry Rollins

So, folks, that is the news from here! Have a great, great day. Take good care of yourselves!

 

Jane L. Hudak, RN, Ph.D.
Colonel, Army Nurse Corps, US Army (Ret)
Patient Educator
Center for Prostate Disease Research
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
4954 North Palmer Road
Bethesda, MD 20889
America Building, 3rd floor
301-319-2918