2019 Patient Conference on Prostate Cancer

Presented by CPCC and UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Care Center

Effective Shared Decision-Making requires that the patient and his doctor be INFORMED in order to make the best decisions. This Conference will help patients become informed so that they can think about their care, discuss their case with their doctors and others, and join in effective informed decision-making.

A stellar faculty including Eric Small, MD; Peter Carroll, MD, MPH; Matt Cooperberg, MD, MPH; Mack Roach III, MD; Felix Feng, MD; June Chan, ScD; Leonard Marks, MD; Joseph Scherger, MD, MPH; Thomas Hope, MD; Alan Shindel, MD, and many others will present during the day-long Conference.

Topics will include

  • Prostate Cancer Basics
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Immunology
  • Clinical Trials
  • ABCs of Androgen Deprivation Therapy
  • Low-Risk Disease and Active Surveillance
  • Treatment of Metastatic and Non-Metastatic Disease
  • Systemic Therapy
  • Imaging
  • Diet & Exercise
  • Managing Side Effects, Access to Care
  • Intimacy and Sexual Function

Intended audience: Patients, Families, Caregivers, Health Care Providers, Advocates, and all those interested in information and tools to make informed decisions in prostate cancer.

Ample time will be provided for the attendees to mingle with faculty, ask questions and network with other patients. Check-in and light breakfast begin at 7:00 am. Early Registration is encouraged to help with planning. The cost for the Conference, including continental breakfast, lunch and printed materials for each attendee is:

$35 per person until March 28;

$40 per person March 29 until May 15;

$50 per person May 16 until June 8.

Details and registration.

Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 7:00am to 5:00pm

Cole Hall Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143

Event Type



UCSF Medical Center


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Patients






$35 per person until March 28; $40 per person March 29 until May 15; $50 per person May 16 until June 8.

Patient and Family Cancer Support Center
Contact Info

E-mail Merel Grey at mgrey@ucsd.edu


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