Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Dr. Roanne Segal, Oncologist
Dr. Roanne Segal, Oncologist

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Information and Mentoring Session in Room 1A, separate from the location of the regular meeting, for newly diagnosed patients and spouses. The presentation is timed to allow patients to hear the main speaker but everyone is welcome to continue this consultative discussion for as long as they find it useful.

6:30 p.m. Prostate Café. It’s coffee time. An open forum and social time for everyone and an opportunity for discussions in small groups in the Café before the meeting starts.

7:15 p.m. PCCN Ottawa business.

7:30 p.m. Dr. Roanne Segal, a medical oncologist at the Regional Cancer Centre and Head of the Survivorship Program, on the latest treatment options for recurrent hormone refractory cancer, including Abiraterone—a new drug for advanced cancer patients.