Greater Jacksonville Prostate Outreach Program (POP) Director: Charles J. Rosser, MD Coordinator: John Pendleton
Prostate Cancer <ul><li>Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related de...
NCI Prostate Cancer Incidence Rates
Prostate Cancer in Hispanic Men <ul><li>Overall, rates of prostate cancer are lower in Hispanic males than African-America...
Why is there a difference between Hispanic males and white males? <ul><li>Healthcare resources disparity </li></ul><ul><li...
Greater Jacksonville Prostate Outreach Program (POP) <ul><li>Program designed by Dr. Charles Rosser at UF & Shands Jackson...
POP – Targeted Populations <ul><li>Minority men 45-70 years of age </li></ul><ul><li>Men 50-70 years of age  </li></ul><ul...
POP - Education <ul><li>Will provide education on prostate cancer screening, and prostate cancer screening techniques </li...
POP –  Community  Outreach <ul><li>To establish local prostate cancer outreach clinics throughout Greater Jacksonville   <...
POP – Screening Methods <ul><li>Digital Rectal Exam (DRE) </li></ul><ul><li>Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) </li></ul>
POP – Research  <ul><li>Evaluate education and screening techniques to better suit the targeted communities </li></ul><ul>...
POP - Goals <ul><li>Increased screening rates for minority men </li></ul><ul><li>Better education and understanding of pro...
Early Detection <ul><li>Less advanced cancers </li></ul><ul><li>More treatment options </li></ul><ul><li>Better survival r...
POP – First Steps <ul><li>2003-2004 Annual Prostate Cancer Screenings </li></ul>
Past Screening Results
 
 
POP – First Steps <ul><li>2005 Free Prostate Cancer Screening </li></ul><ul><li>Friday September 23rd </li></ul><ul><li>Sa...
POP - First Steps <ul><li>Association with the Duval County Health Department’s Healthy Jacksonville Prostate Cancer Preve...
Conclusions <ul><li>Hispanic men present with more advanced cancers and higher disease volume </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanic m...
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Greater Jacksonville Prostate Outreach Program (POP)

Director: Charles J. Rosser, MD
Coordinator: John Pendleton

June 24, 2005 - UNF Hispanic Health Issues Seminar

This is part 5 of an 8 part series of seminars on Hispanic Health Issues brought to you by the University of North Florida’s Dept. of Public Health, College of Health, a grant from AETNA, and the cooperation of Duval County Health Department.

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Aetna Presentations Prostate Outreach Program

  1. 1. Greater Jacksonville Prostate Outreach Program (POP) Director: Charles J. Rosser, MD Coordinator: John Pendleton
  2. 2. Prostate Cancer <ul><li>Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related death among U.S. men older than 45 years </li></ul><ul><li>Death rates of men with prostate cancer are significantly above the U.S. mean and are increasing in Duval County </li></ul>
  3. 3. NCI Prostate Cancer Incidence Rates
  4. 4. Prostate Cancer in Hispanic Men <ul><li>Overall, rates of prostate cancer are lower in Hispanic males than African-Americans or White males </li></ul><ul><li>However, Hispanic men present with higher Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) levels and more advanced disease than White males </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanic males may not respond to standard treatments as well as white males </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why is there a difference between Hispanic males and white males? <ul><li>Healthcare resources disparity </li></ul><ul><li>Prostate cancer screening </li></ul><ul><li>Prostate cancer education </li></ul>
  6. 6. Greater Jacksonville Prostate Outreach Program (POP) <ul><li>Program designed by Dr. Charles Rosser at UF & Shands Jacksonville to provide no-cost prostate cancer education and screening to Greater Jacksonville, with an emphasis on minority populations </li></ul><ul><li>Currently seeking NIH funding </li></ul>
  7. 7. POP – Targeted Populations <ul><li>Minority men 45-70 years of age </li></ul><ul><li>Men 50-70 years of age </li></ul><ul><li>Men 45-70 years of age with a family history of prostate cancer </li></ul>
  8. 8. POP - Education <ul><li>Will provide education on prostate cancer screening, and prostate cancer screening techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Education will be provided by community peer counselors familiar with the questions and concerns of minorities in Jacksonville </li></ul><ul><li>Education will be provided in an interactive format, with measures of comprehension both before and after screening </li></ul>
  9. 9. POP – Community Outreach <ul><li>To establish local prostate cancer outreach clinics throughout Greater Jacksonville </li></ul><ul><li>To announce the availability of free prostate cancer education and detection sessions to community groups, physicians, social service agencies, churches, men’s groups, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>To establish partnerships with area businesses in order to promote and increase the awareness of the prostate cancer education and detection clinics </li></ul><ul><li>To educate primary care physicians in the targeted communities to the current literature on prostate cancer </li></ul>
  10. 10. POP – Screening Methods <ul><li>Digital Rectal Exam (DRE) </li></ul><ul><li>Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) </li></ul>
  11. 11. POP – Research <ul><li>Evaluate education and screening techniques to better suit the targeted communities </li></ul><ul><li>Use information learned from POP to direct other communities and cities in upgrading prostate cancer screening efforts </li></ul>
  12. 12. POP - Goals <ul><li>Increased screening rates for minority men </li></ul><ul><li>Better education and understanding of prostate cancer among minority men </li></ul><ul><li>Help decrease the help disparity between minorities and white males </li></ul><ul><li>Help to provide adequate follow-up care for prostate cancer patients </li></ul><ul><li>Early detection of prostate cancer </li></ul>
  13. 13. Early Detection <ul><li>Less advanced cancers </li></ul><ul><li>More treatment options </li></ul><ul><li>Better survival rates </li></ul>
  14. 14. POP – First Steps <ul><li>2003-2004 Annual Prostate Cancer Screenings </li></ul>
  15. 15. Past Screening Results
  16. 18. POP – First Steps <ul><li>2005 Free Prostate Cancer Screening </li></ul><ul><li>Friday September 23rd </li></ul><ul><li>Saturday September 24th </li></ul><ul><li>UF &Shands Jacksonville </li></ul><ul><li>655 W. 8 th St. </li></ul><ul><li>Info – (904) 244-7405 </li></ul>
  17. 19. POP - First Steps <ul><li>Association with the Duval County Health Department’s Healthy Jacksonville Prostate Cancer Prevention Program </li></ul><ul><li>Working with UF & Shands Jacksonville to provide community-based education measures and year-round prostate cancer screenings </li></ul>
  18. 20. Conclusions <ul><li>Hispanic men present with more advanced cancers and higher disease volume </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanic men are less likely to seek screening for prostate cancer </li></ul><ul><li>There is a need for more community-based prostate cancer screening initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>POP will hopefully help to fill this need </li></ul>
  19. 21. THANK YOU !

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