Navigating the Health Care System for Prostate Cancer Care

University of Pennsylvania Center for Population Health and Health Disparities
Ultima Vez Modificado: 11 de marzo del 2007

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Conference Dates: March 31, 2007
Conference Location: Hilton Hotel, 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

Sponsoring Group: University of Pennsylvania Center for Population Health and Health Disparities

Topics Covered: A panel of guests including a Urologist, Radiation Oncologist, Internist and Social Worker will answer questions about navigating the health care system. Information on other health issues will also be made available, including diabetes, smoking cessation, high blood pressure, mental illness, etc. There will also be an educational session and activities especially for youth ages 5 and older.

Conference Objectives: To answer questions about navigating the health care system for prostate cancer care

Who Should Attend: Anyone can attend.

Conference Agenda:

  • Registration and continental breakfast 10:00-10:30
  • Purpose/Overview of Symposium 10:40-10:50 Jerry 10:50-11:05
  • Panel Discussion 11:05-11:35
  • Panel Discussion w/Audience participation 11:35-12:00
  • Evaluation 12:00-12:15
  • Lunch, drawings, resource tables 12:15-1:00
  • Adjourn 1:00

Registration Information: To register, contact Benita Weathers at 215-746-7166.

Conference Fees: Free to the public, $5 for hotel parking

Continuing Education: No


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