Public Release: 

Data on new vaccine for prostate cancer to be presented

American Urological Association

WHO: Christopher L. Amling, M.D., AUA Public Media Committee David Penson, M.D., University of Southern California, Norris Cancer Center

WHAT: Data on Provenge, a new therapeutic prostate cancer vaccine, will be presented during the Plenary Session on Tuesday, May 22. Presented David Penson, M.D. will meet with interested members of the media in advance of the presentation to provide background and perspective on this new therapy for metastatic prostate cancer.

WHEN: Monday, May 21, 2007 3:00 p.m. PDT

WHERE: AUA Press Suite (Mezzanine Show Offices A and B), Anaheim Convention Center

HOW: Access to this special session is free to all credentialed media representatives covering the meeting. Dial-in information for reporters interested in covering remotely is available by calling 714-765-2033.

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