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Friday Night Dinner Symposium
Friday, April 21st, 2017
Sponsored by Coloplast
Standard Treatment Options for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
Presented by Dean G. Tortorelis, M.D.,F.A.C.S
Urology Associates, Ltd., A Division of Minnesota Urology
Happy Hour begins at 5:00pm & Dinner will begin at 6:00pm.
Embassy Suites - Minneapolis Airport
7901 34th Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55425
Friendly Reminder: We will be collecting canned goods and other non-perishable food items to donate to our local food shelves! Please bring some if you can, otherwise we will also be accepting monetary donations that we'll send to our local shelf. Thank you & we look forward to seeing you later on today & tomorrow for a great conference!
SPRING SEMINAR 2017 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!~
Our Annual Pints for Prostates fundraiser, held at Stevens Point Brewery, raised $706.00 at the event, and the team raised a total of $1206!
This event raised over $41,000 which will be invested to provide research for new treatments, free prostate cancer testing, as well as education for men and families about prostate cancer.
Friday Night Dinner & Symposium
Sponsored by Bayer HealthCare
Please join us for the Friday Night Educational Dinner Symposium from 6pm-8pm at the Radisson Hotel at The Mall of America.
1700 American Blvd E
Bloomington, MN 55425
"Early Detection of Symptoms Related to Bone Metastases in Men with Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC)."
Featured Speaker: Leanne S. Schimke, CRNP
Update: UMC SUNA is accepting monetary donations and collecting canned goods to help support our local food shelf! Bring your canned goods to the Seminar on Saturday to contribute to this year's food drive. THANK YOU!
Please click the brochure image to obtain a copy of this years Spring UMC SUNA seminar! Registration is open, so please click the corresponding images to your right to register!
Faculty Speaking at our Conference:
Dr. Landon Trost
Ellen Head, RD
Dietary Management in the Kidney Stone Patient
Dr. Sean Elliot
Neurogenic Bladder: Medical Management and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Candace Grandberg
Pediatric Urological Issues that continue in Adulthood
Dr. Michael Butcher
NUT Pain: Everything You Never Wanted to Know and More
Dr. Ann Lavers
Mesh Complications with Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repairs
2015 Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk
The 2015 Prostate ZERO 5k Run/Walk around Minneapolis's Lake Nokomis on Saturday September 19th, 2015, was another huge success! The Upper Midwest Chapter Team, "SUNA or Later," had 9 team members and helped to raise over $785. We also co-sponsored a "Survivor's Tent" at the ZERO race for survivors of Prostate Cancer. Reece Olson, one of our member's son, also took home 1st place for his age group! Hope to see you all at this year's race:
Saturday, September 17th, 2016 hosted at Lake Nokomis!