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Essentials of Prostate Cancer Surgery

In the battle against cancer, prostate cancer is a success story. In fact, only about 1 in 36 men diagnosed will die of prostate cancer.

What led to this success? One key is better treatments including surgical techniques.

Join Chad Tracy, MD, from the Department of Urology at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for a free community seminar in which he will share the essentials of prostate cancer surgery. He will cover exciting treatment possibilities and advances such as robotic surgery.

Wednesday, February 8
5:30 to 8 p.m. (check-in and refreshments from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.)
2117 Medical Education and Research Facility, University of Iowa
375 Newton Road, Iowa City

This seminar is part of the NFL and American Urological Association’s “Know your stats” program which urges fans to learn more about prostate cancer.

Advance registration is encouraged, but not required. Register online or call 319-335-8886 or 877-MED-IOWA (toll-free).

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the program, call 319-335-8886 in advance.

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