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CATSKILL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER TO HOST PROSTATE SUPPORT GROUP AND TOUR ON MAY 9 – 5/3/2013

May 3, 2013 – Harris, N.Y. – Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC), in conjunction with the Middletown, N.Y., chapter of Us TOO, the international prostate cancer education and support network, will hold a prostate support group session, followed by a tour of CRMC.

 

The support group session will begin at 11 a.m. in the Second Floor Boardrooms at the main CRMC Harris campus and will be followed by a tour of the hospital. Dr. Gerard Galarneau, CRMC Chief Medical Officer, and a Board-certified Urologist, has been the medical advisor of the Middletown chapter of Us TOO for more than 12 years.

 

The session and tour is open to anyone, and spouses are encouraged to attend. To RSVP, contact J.P. McGuirk, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, at 845-794-3300 ext. 2070 or e-mail mcguirkj@crmcny.org

 

Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education & Support Network is a grassroots, registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit prostate cancer education and support network of 325 support group chapters worldwide, providing men and their families with free information, materials and peer-to-peer support so they can make informed choices on detection, treatment options and coping with ongoing survivorship.

 

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in American males today. Every year more than 232,090 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer, and about 30,350 die. If detected early, prostate cancer is often treatable. More than 2 million U.S. men are survivors of prostate cancer.