IRMC Cancer Series begins with Prostate Cancer Lecture

VERO BEACH — Interested in how hormone treatment can be used to fight prostate cancer?  Indian River Medical Center physicians will discuss this and other aspects of prostate cancer treatment at the first lecture of the Cancer Center at IRMC’s six-part education series beginning Friday, September 24.

The lecture, titled Prostate Cancer: To Treat or Not to Treat – That is the Question!, is from 2 to 3:30 p.m., and features Stuart Byer, M.D., board certified radiation oncologist; and board certified urologists David Lazan, M.D., and Christopher Tardif, M.D. The IRMC Cancer Series is a free community service held at the Emerson Center, 1590 27th Ave., Vero Beach, at the corner of 27th Avenue and 16th Street.

For reservations, call (772) 563-4627. Prostate cancer is the first of IRMC’s 2010-2011 cancer lecture series. Future programs, all held at the Emerson Center, include:

Oct. 8:  Hormones: Good, Bad or Ugly Related to Breast Cancer?

Nov. 19:  How to Spot Skin Cancers, Including Malignant Melanoma;

Dec. 10:  Is it Possible to Perform Lung Surgery Through a Tiny Incision?

Jan. 14:  IRMC’s Multidisciplinary Cancer Team: Winning the War Against Cancer.

March 18: What We Can Do to Try to Prevent Colorectal Cancer?

Reservations for each program begin the day following the previous lecture by calling (772) 563-4627.

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