Prostate Cancer Support and Awareness Group
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Time – 11:00 –1:00 PM
Place –Inspire Health Centre #200 – 1330 West 8th “Ave.
- Announcements and Information Updates
- Gordon Dunn Report—Update on Recent Prostate Cancer Research
Featured Speaker: Dr. Larry Mroz*,
Presentation Title- “Patient Oriented Research: What is it and how can ‘patient partners’ help shape the future of prostate cancer research in BC.”
- Raffle and Refreshment Break
- Open Roundtable—Question and Answer Session conducted by group members. Share your questions about prostate cancer or related topics with members at the meeting.
Men are encouraged to bring their spouse or partner.
*Dr Larry Mróz is the Patient Engagement Coordinator for the BC SUPPORT Unit in Vancouver, where he provides researchers with the support services they need to build their capacity for doing patient oriented research. Part of this work is to provide patient engagement consultations, education and training to help researchers meaningfully engage patients as partners in research projects. His background is most recently qualitative health research – he has a doctorate in human nutrition, which focused on men’s experiences of diet change and prostate cancer, and has worked in men’s health, psychosocial oncology, palliative care, biology, molecular biology, nutrition education and research project management and coordination.