Despite remarkable advances and a big drop in the prostate cancer death rate, prostate cancer still is the second leading cause of cancer death in men, and African-American men still are at highest risk. Early diagnosis, and effective treatment still is the best defense.
As part of their Prostate Cancer Month public service, the Riverside Community Hospital invited the prostate cancer concerned community to a free dinner program to learn about the latest in prostate cancer treatment from two cancer specialists.
A “da Vinci” RCH technician demonstrates the system’s control center
Dr. Walker answered the wide range of questions from members of the audience, continued to speak with individuals, long after the meeting ended.
Special invited guests were National Football League (NFL) heroes: LeRoy Irvin, (left), retired L A Rams, (1980-1989); and: Ron Brown, (right) retired L A Rams ‘wide receiver’.
Radiation Oncologist, Afshin Rashtian, MD, RCH Cancer Center, (left), & Surgical Oncologist, Carl Walker, MD, The Urology Center of Southern California.
Brown, photographed with an Oiler fan, continues involvement in the NFL Players Assn Prostate Cancer Awareness.