Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia Present Prostate Cancer Lecture Series

Details of Seminars Offered in January Announced

ATLANTA, Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia has announced the details of their Prostate Cancer Lecture Series presented by the physicians of Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia in January.  These courses enable the public to become better educated about prostate cancer and treatment options.

All Prostate Cancer Lecture Series seminars are offered free to the public and begin with a light dinner at 5 p.m. followed by a lecture at 5:30 p.m. Classes are presented at the Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia Auditorium located at 2339 Lawrenceville Highway, Decatur, GA 30033.

Prostate Cancer Lecture Series courses to be presented in January include:

  • "PSA Bounce"Philip Shrake, M.D., explains the temporary benign rise in prostate-specific antigens (PSA), a protein produced by the cells of the prostate gland which can be used to detect prostate cancer.  Tuesday, Jan. 3, 5:30 p.m.
  • "Image-Guided Radiation Therapy"Mark L. Merlin, M.D., presents an in-depth explanation of the image-guided treatment setup used in radiation therapy.  Tuesday, Jan. 10, 5:30 p.m.
  • "IMRT"Bobby Barnett, Medical Physicist, explains Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy and how it is used in the treatment of prostate cancer.  Tuesday, Jan. 17, 5:30 p.m.
  • "The History of ProstRcision" – Frank Critz, M.D., will discuss ProstRcision®, a unique technique for curing prostate cancer that has the industry's highest documented cure rate of 83 percent.  He will shed light on the original procedure and its development through the years.  Tuesday, Jan. 24, 5:30 p.m.

For more information on the Prostate Cancer Lecture Series or to RSVP for a specific class, please call 404-633-5606, ext. 320.  For more information on Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia, please visit www.rcog.com.

About Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia
An affiliate of Vantage Oncology, Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia was founded in 1984 and has earned a reputation for being one of the country's top cancer treatment and research facilities because of its commitment to quality, use of the latest radiation technology and focus on research that enables it to treat men and women with different types of cancer, including breast, prostate, lung, colon, lymphatic and others.  Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia has treated more than 14,000 men for prostate cancer and has compiled its observations of these men, both before and after treatment, into one of the largest computerized databases on prostate cancer in the United States.  For more information, visit www.RCOG.com.

SOURCE Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia

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