Health Care As It Should Be September 2013

Upcoming Events

  • The Treatment of Advanced Stage Prostate Cancer will be held LC
    7th Annual Arnold Palmer Prostate Center Community Symposium
    M, Sep 30,5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Varun Gupta, MD, Medical Oncology
    760-834-3798. Light dinner, reservations required by Sep 27. Read More

    The Atrial Fibrillation Epidemic
    Go Red for Women REDucate Series
    TU, Oct 1, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Andrew Rubin, MD, Cardiology
    American Heart Association’s Tasty Topics luncheon is held at The Bellatrix at the Classic Club, Palm Desert. 11:15 a.m. registration.
    760-346-8109. Reservation required; $30 fee for lunch and lecture. Read More

    Osteoporosis and You AC
    M, Oct 7, 11 a.m. to noon
    Shanna Hirschi, Senior Program Director, Arthritis Foundation
    760-568-1234 Read More

    Taking Care During Your Hospital Stay: What You Should Know! LQ
    Argyros Health and Wellness Series
    TU, Oct 8, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Celine Kaiser, Director, Risk Management
    Annette Brown, RN, Director, Nurse Informatics
    Eisenhower Medical Center
    760-610-7205 Read More

    Stroke Awareness — How to Act F.A.S.T. AC
    Sponsored by The Mended Hearts, Inc.
    TH, Oct 10, 6 to 8 p.m.
    Carol Marietta, RN, MSN, NP, Stroke Nurse Practitioner
    Eisenhower Medical Center
    760-409-8538 Read More

    CALENDAR KEY

    Most classes and lectures are free and early registration is recommended. For a full listing of lectures, events, programs and support groups, visit emc.org/calendar. Online registration is available for most events.

    *     Board Certified in Specialty
    AC Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
    LC Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center
    LQ Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center, La Quinta

    Would you like to have someone from Eisenhower Medical Center speak to your organization on a health-related topic? Please contact Vanessa Shanks at 760-834-7956 for more information.

 

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month focuses on raising awareness about a disease that is both common and highly treatable. Throughout the month of September, Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center is holding its seventh annual Arnold Palmer Prostate Center Community Symposium — a series of weekly lectures regarding the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. This year, the Symposium lectures are sponsored by a generous donation from the Men’s and Women’s Golf Club at the Oasis Country Club in Palm Desert.

The series is FREE and open to the public. A light lunch or dinner will be provided at many of the events. Lectures will be held at Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center and the Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center in La Quinta. To make reservations or for more information, please call 760-834-3798, unless otherwise noted.

Seventh Annual Arnold Palmer Prostate Center Community Symposium
Schedule of (remaining) Events

September 30 — Treatment of Advanced Stage Prostate Cancer

According to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer found in men, and one in six men will develop it during their lifetime. This year, nearly 200,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. The cause of it remains unknown; however, early detection can lead to better treatment and an increased chance of survival.