Campus Notes: Wednesday, March 04, 2009

‘Not for Men Only’ talk to focus on the issue of prostate health

The Auxiliary of Yale-New Haven Hospital (Y-NHH) will sponsor a free community health education lecture, “Not for Men Only,” a talk about prostate health including causes, symptoms and treatments for prostate and testicular cancer.

The information will be beneficial for men, as well as women who may have a friend or relative with related health issues.

The lecture will take place on Thursday, March 19, 6-8 p.m., in the hospital’s East Pavilion cafeteria, at the 20 York St. entrance. The presenter will be Dr. Richard Peschel, a radiologist at Y-NHH and professor of therapeutic radiology.

Prostate cancer is currently among the most common malignancy diagnosed in American males and the second leading cause of cancer deaths.

The program is free and open to the public. A light supper will be served and free, secure parking is available. To register, call (203) 688-2000 or toll-free (888) 700-6543. Online registration is available at www.ynhh.org by clicking on “calendar and events.”

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