The Prostate Cancer Support Group’s annual conference will take place on November 12

  • First in-person conference since 2019
  • Available statewide via Zoom

Three of New Mexico’s most experienced physicians involved in treating the ever-changing prostate cancer landscape will speak on Saturday, November 12 at the 11e annual free conference of the Prostate Cancer Support Association of New Mexico (PCSANM).

Dr Schroeder

The event will be held at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 114 Carlisle Blvd. SE, 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. This will be the first in-person conference since 2019. Anyone interested can attend in person or remotely via Zoom.

Dr. Damara Kaplan, a urologist at the New Mexico Cancer Center, will open the conference with a talk on diagnosis and staging, essentially the first steps in treating prostate cancer.

Dr. Thomas Schroeder, radiation oncologist at the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center, will focus on the local treatment of cancer contained in the prostate.

The final speaker, Dr. Jose Avitia, medical oncologist at New Mexico Cancer Center, will focus on cancer that has spread throughout the body and disease that comes back after initial treatment.

Additional conference details, including how to participate via Zoom, are available at www.pcsanm.org.

Dr Kaplan

Dr. Avitia

The support group office is located at 2533 Virginia St. NE, Suite C, 87110. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please call 505-254-7786 and toll free 1-800-278-7678 for more information or assistance.

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