Public Release: 

New prostate cancer clinical guidelines to be released

American Urological Association

WHO: Ian M. Thompson, M.D., AUA Prostate Cancer Guideline Panel Chair Christopher L. Amling, M.D., AUA Public Media Committee

WHAT: New guidelines on the treatment of prostate cancer will be released on Monday, May 21, 2007 in conjunction with the AUA Annual Meeting in Anaheim. Ian M. Thompson, M.D., chair of the AUA Prostate Cancer Guidelines Panel will discuss the new guidelines with media during a special briefing. Executive summaries of the guideline, as printed in the May issue of The Journal of Urology, will be available to interested media during the session.

WHEN: Monday, May 21, 2007 2:00 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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About the American Urological Association: Founded in 1902 and headquartered near Baltimore, Maryland, the American Urological Association is the pre-eminent professional organization for urologists, with more than 15,000 members throughout the world. An educational nonprofit organization, the AUA pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care by carrying out a wide variety of programs for members and their patients, including UrologyHealth.org, an award-winning on-line patient education resource, and the American Urological Association Foundation, Inc., formerly AFUD.

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