ABOUT SAVE THE MALES:
•NOW IN ITS FOURTH YEAR, SAVE THE MALES IS THE UNIVERSITY OF
COLORADO HOSPITAL FOUNDATION’S WOMEN’S ...
ULTIMATE GIRL’S
NIGHT OUT
CHECKLIST:
COCKTAILS? CHECK.
DESIGNER HANDBAG AUCTION? CHECK.
SOCIALIZING AT THE ELEGANT RITZ-CA...
MARK YOUR SOCIAL CALENDARS:
OKAY LADIES, SAVE THE MALES WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 17,
2013 AT THE RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL IN DE...
PROSTATE CANCER FACTS
• NEARLY 218,000 MEN ARE DIAGNOSED WITH
PROSTATE CANCER EACH YEAR AND
APPROXIMATELY 32,000 MEN DIE F...
SCARY TRUTH:
PROSTATE CANCER IS THE SECOND
LEADING CANCER KILLER IN MEN
BEHIND LUNG CANCER.
AGE MATTERS:
STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT IF A MAN
LIVES TO BE 80, THERE IS A 70 PERCENT TO
90 PERCENT CHANCE HE WILL DEVELOP
P...
WHY UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL?
THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL TREATS MORE
PROSTATE CANCER THAN ANY OTHER CENTER...
PUT UP A FIGHT WITH UCH
•AT UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL, FIVE-YEAR SURVIVAL RATES FOR
ADVANCED STAGE PROSTATE CANCER A...
LEADERS IN PROSTATE CANCER
TREATMENT AND RESEARCH
•THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL HAS NATIONALLY
RECOGNIZED LEADERS I...
WHAT MONEY CAN BUY:
•SAVE THE MALES RAISES AWARENESS ABOUT PROSTATE CANCER, AND
SUPPORTS THE PROSTATE CANCER PROGRAM AND G...
WHAT’S A NURSE NAVIGATOR?
• UNLIKE OTHER CANCERS, MEN NEWLY DIAGNOSED WITH PROSTATE CANCER ARE OFTENTIMES CONFRONTED
WITH ...
CANCER NAVIGATORS:
• CANCER NAVIGATORS – PATIENT EDUCATORS, WITH
SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE ABOUT CANCER AND THE LOCAL
RESOURCES T...
IT’S TIME TO SAVE THE MALES!
• SAVE THE MALES HAS THE SUPPORT OF FOUR OF THE FINEST UROLOGIC ONCOLOGISTS FROM THE UNIVERSI...
Save the Males 2013: Raise Money for Prostate Cancer
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This presentation will teach you more about Prostate Cancer and what you can do to help propel research and treatment at the University of Colorado Hospital. Learn about the 4th Annual Save the Males event in Denver, CO--where you can help "Save a man you love....or at least one you like!"

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Save the Males 2013: Raise Money for Prostate Cancer

  1. 1. ABOUT SAVE THE MALES: •NOW IN ITS FOURTH YEAR, SAVE THE MALES IS THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL FOUNDATION’S WOMEN’S ONLY EVENT THAT RAISES AWARENESS ABOUT PROSTATE CANCER AND SUPPORTS THE PROSTATE CANCER PROGRAM WITH ITS GROUNDBREAKING RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL.
  2. 2. ULTIMATE GIRL’S NIGHT OUT CHECKLIST: COCKTAILS? CHECK. DESIGNER HANDBAG AUCTION? CHECK. SOCIALIZING AT THE ELEGANT RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL IN DOWNTOWN DENVER? CHECK. CRAZY AWESOME ENTERTAINMENT BY DENVER’S OWN LANNIE GARRETT? CHECK. CHECK. CHECK.
  3. 3. MARK YOUR SOCIAL CALENDARS: OKAY LADIES, SAVE THE MALES WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 AT THE RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL IN DENVER, COLORADO FROM 6:30 P.M.-9 P.M. SO SURE, THE MEN IN YOUR LIFE MAY FORGET TO PUT THE TOILET SEAT DOWN FROM TIME TO TIME, BUT YOU LOVE THEM ANYWAY! IT’S TIME TO SAVE THE MALES! PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS AND TABLES TODAY AND WE’LL SEE YOU ON SEPTEMBER 17! GET THE 4-1-1 AND MARK THE OCCASIONON YOUR BLACKBERRIES AT: SAVETHEMALESDENVER.COM
  4. 4. PROSTATE CANCER FACTS • NEARLY 218,000 MEN ARE DIAGNOSED WITH PROSTATE CANCER EACH YEAR AND APPROXIMATELY 32,000 MEN DIE FROM IT. • WHILE THE METHODS OF TREATING AND DETECTING PROSTATE CANCER ARE MUCH BETTER NOW THAN THEY WERE EVEN 10 YEARS AGO, WE HAVE TO STOP BEING EMBARRASSED WHEN WE TALK ABOUT PROSTATE HEALTH.
  5. 5. SCARY TRUTH: PROSTATE CANCER IS THE SECOND LEADING CANCER KILLER IN MEN BEHIND LUNG CANCER.
  6. 6. AGE MATTERS: STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT IF A MAN LIVES TO BE 80, THERE IS A 70 PERCENT TO 90 PERCENT CHANCE HE WILL DEVELOP PROSTATE CANCER.
  7. 7. WHY UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL? THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL TREATS MORE PROSTATE CANCER THAN ANY OTHER CENTER IN THE STATE… …AND MORE EXPERIENCE LEADS TO BETTER OUTCOMES.
  8. 8. PUT UP A FIGHT WITH UCH •AT UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL, FIVE-YEAR SURVIVAL RATES FOR ADVANCED STAGE PROSTATE CANCER ARE SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER THAN THE STATE AND NATIONAL AVERAGES. •WHILE 5-YEAR SURVIVAL RATES FOR STAGE I, II AND III PROSTATE CANCER ARE OVER 90% AT UCH, STAGE IV SURVIVAL RATES ARE SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER – 47% AT UCH AND JUST 35% IN COLORADO. THAT’S WHY SCREENING AND EARLY DETECTION ARE SO IMPORTANT.
  9. 9. LEADERS IN PROSTATE CANCER TREATMENT AND RESEARCH •THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL HAS NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED LEADERS IN THE FIELDS OF PROSTATE CANCER TREATMENT AND RESEARCH. •MORE THAN A DOZEN CLINICAL TRIALS ARE UNDER WAY TO DISCOVER NEW, MORE EFFECTIVE THERAPIES FOR PROSTATE CANCER.
  10. 10. WHAT MONEY CAN BUY: •SAVE THE MALES RAISES AWARENESS ABOUT PROSTATE CANCER, AND SUPPORTS THE PROSTATE CANCER PROGRAM AND GROUNDBREAKING RESEARCH AT UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL. •PROCEEDS FROM SAVE THE MALES 2013 WILL GO TOWARD A PATIENT NURSE NAVIGATOR FOR THE UROLOGIC ONCOLOGY CLINIC.
  11. 11. WHAT’S A NURSE NAVIGATOR? • UNLIKE OTHER CANCERS, MEN NEWLY DIAGNOSED WITH PROSTATE CANCER ARE OFTENTIMES CONFRONTED WITH MANY TREATMENT OPTIONS INCLUDING: SURGERY, EXTERNAL BEAM RADIATION THERAPY, BRACHYTHERAPY ―SEEDS‖, CRYOTHERAPY OR EVEN ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE WITH FOLLOWING BIOPSIES AND LAB TESTS. • IN ORDER FOR PATIENTS TO MAKE THE RIGHT DECISION FOR THEIR CANCER AND PERSONAL SITUATION, SEVERAL VISITS WITH DIFFERENT PROVIDERS INCLUDING UROLOGY, MEDICAL ONCOLOGY AND RADIATION ONCOLOGY ARE FREQUENTLY RECOMMENDED. THE COORDINATION AND PROCESSING OF THESE MULTIPLE ENCOUNTERS CAN BE DAUNTING. (FLIP TO NEXT SLIDE TO LEARN ABOUT NURSE NAVIGATORS)
  12. 12. CANCER NAVIGATORS: • CANCER NAVIGATORS – PATIENT EDUCATORS, WITH SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE ABOUT CANCER AND THE LOCAL RESOURCES TO DIAGNOSE AND TREAT THEIR CANCER. • A NAVIGATOR WOULD PLAY A KEY ROLE AS A FRONT LINE CONTACT TO COORDINATE DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES, REFERRALS TO RELATED ONCOLOGY SPECIALTIES, WHILE PROVIDING EDUCATION ABOUT TREATMENT OPTIONS AND RESOURCES TO THE PATIENT IN AN ONGOING MANNER. • THERE IS A SPECIAL NEED FOR THIS TYPE OF SUPPORT IN PROSTATE CANCER, AS MANY OPTIONS MAY BE APPROPRIATE AND GIVEN CONSIDERATION FOR THE NEWLY DIAGNOSED PROSTATE CANCER PATIENT.
  13. 13. IT’S TIME TO SAVE THE MALES! • SAVE THE MALES HAS THE SUPPORT OF FOUR OF THE FINEST UROLOGIC ONCOLOGISTS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL—DR. GLODE, DR. FLAIG, DR. LAM AND DR. KESSLER. • SO RALLY UP YOUR GAL PALS FOR A NIGHT OF LAUGHTER, SOCIALIZING, COCKTAILS AND A DESIGNER HANDBAG AUCTION! SAVE THE MALES WILL BE HELD AT THE ELEGANT RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL IN DOWNTOWN DENVER ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 FROM 6 P.M.-9 P.M. • FOR ADDITIONAL EVENT INFORMATION, TO BUY TICKETS AND TO HELP SAVE A MALE IN YOUR LIFE WITH A DONATION, PLEASE VISIT THE OFFICIAL SAVE THE MALES WEBPAGE AT: WWW.SAVETHEMALESDENVER.COM AND ON FACEBOOK AT: WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/UCHSAVETHEMALES
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