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2008 Conference

State of the Art Treatments
for Early Stage and Relapsed Prostate Cancer

Sheraton Gateway - Los Angeles Airport
California, USA
September 6-7, 2008

DVDs Available – Click Here to Obtain

PCRI says “Thanks to all”
PCRI wishes to say “Thank You” to all of the speakers, volunteers, producers, sponsors and most of all, to the attendees who joined together to make the 2008 conference one of the best ever. Over 800 people from 40 states and 10 countries participated in the lectures, discussions and exhibits. A highlight of the Dinner Gala was the announcement of the Harry Pinchot Award Winners - Bill Blair, Peter Doherty and Ralph Valle.
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The Prostate Cancer Research Institute mission is to improve the quality of men’s lives by supporting research and disseminating information that educates and empowers patients, families and the medical community.

We are pleased to announce the 10th major conference devoted to prostate cancer, planned and/or produced by members of The Prostate Cancer Research Institute.  As in the past, this conference will provide insight for patients, caregivers and medical professionals.

The conference faculty is composed of physicians and scientists who are experts in prostate cancer. View the conference agenda.

Please join us at the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles for this outstanding event.


Early Stage Cancer
· Learn about active surveillance, PCA3 and focal cryotherapy
· Know when to use diet and alternative means to control cancer

Relapsed Cancer
· Learn about oligometastasis
· Know what options are available when Hormone Blockade stops working
· Hear experts talk about breakthroughs in cancer research, detection and treatments

Round-Table Discussion
· Submit your questions relating to your personal situation for a panel discussion

Meet the Speakers
· Opportunities to interact with speakers after their presentation

Saturday Night Event
· Keynote Speaker: Dr. Peter H. Diamandis - Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation
· Dinner with Live Entertainment
· Harry Pinchot Awards

Support group meetings will be held throughout the conference—courtesy of USTOO

Recently Added!
PCRI is pleased to announce that Betty Gallo, illustrious advocate against prostate cancer, will be leading a support group for women and wives at the conference on Sunday, September 7th from 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Exhibits from participating supporters and other members of the prostate cancer community

Continuing Medical Education Credits available to physicians and other medical professionals

Registration Fee*
Early (thru July 31st) $ 60
Regular (thru Sept 5th) $ 85
On-site $ 100
Saturday Dinner $ 40
CME Fee $ 50
*Registration fee includes access to conference and support group meetings.
Hotels, meals, taxes & gratuities are the responsibility of each attendee.

Conference brochure - You can download a PDF copy of the conference brochure. Please print extra copies for friends, associates, patients and members of your support group. You may also request extra copies from PCRI at 310-743-2116 or

If you are not familiar with our conferences, we have a few videos from prior events available for online viewing.

Los Angeles Excursions (optional) are available to make your trip more enjoyable include the Hollywood Bowl (L.A. Philharmonic) and a Sunset Harbor Cruise in Marina Del Rey. Limited tickets are available, so sign up early.

Sponsorship opportunities are available
Please contact Joe Bueno at 310-743-2116 or for details.

The 2008 conference is presented by the Prostate Cancer Research Institute in partnership with:


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