WNC Prostate Support Group, Us Too, meets on the First Tuesday of the Month 7:00 PM.
We are meeting via Zoom on November 3 , at 7pm.
There is not a speaker, but a general meeting for sharing.
We have a speaker at our December 1 meeting. He is Dr. Lavey of Provision Proton in Knoxville TN
Email Eric below for an invitation!
Meetings and events include open discussions, speakers, and notices about community
events pertinent to prostate cancer.
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Contact : Eric Naimark
Email : WNCProstate@gmail.com
This Month Via Zoom due to Covid-19 First Baptist Church of Asheville 5 Oak Street Asheville 28801
Men, caregivers and family members welcome.
No fee to attend.
Facilitated by volunteer & patients.
Apr 2nd speaker – Mehul Bhatka, MD, Prostate Screening with 3T MRI at Mission Health.
August 6th – Sharing & Check In Meeting
February 4th 2020 – speaker Dr. Quinton Cancel (kan-SELL)
July 4th – No Meeting
June 4th speaker – Jeffrey Whitridge, Clinical Dietician at Mission Health, diet and health
March 3rd 2020 – Speaker Dr. Jim Biddle, Asheville Integrative Medicine
May 7th speaker – Kyle Chapin of Evolutional Healing, acupuncture & Chinese medicine and prostate health
September 3rd – speaker Dr. Tristan Keyes, of Mission Urology, is helping to bring Thulium laser to Mission urology. This is a newer minimally invasive treatment for BPH with good results.
The 10 Best Prostate Cancer Blogs according to MedicalNewsToday:
Harvard Health Blog: Prostate Health Prostate Cancer FoundationJourney to ZeroSperling Prostate CenterProstate Cancer 911Renew | RepurposeDan’s Journey through Prostate CancerVital JakeLiving with Prostate CancerProstate Cancer Institute of Los Angeles
Past Community Events
- Dr. Joseph Busch, a radiological specialist in 3T-MRI for prostate imaging, visited Asheville presented for free to those who have had about treatment, are concerned about re-occurrence, or are researching diagnostic and treatments.
- Loma Linda University Health visited Hendersonville in 2016.LLU Medical Center has been at the forefront of advanced disease treatments and lifestyle improvements.
Prior speakers at Support Group meetings include
Pharmaceutical rep for Abbott Labs will discuss exercise programs, products & the ZERO Prostate Cancer programs.
Dr. James Hall
Local psychologist will speak regarding dealing with prostate issues.
Dr. Edward Reilly
Dr. Michael Burris
Asheville Urological Associates
Clinical Nutritionist at Mission Health
MD of Asheville Integrative Medicine