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For a discussion on Prostate Cancer with Dr. Mark A. Rubin

PROSTATE CANCER panel discussion on Friday 31May @ 4pm EST with Dr. Mark A. Rubin

We are excited to host Dr. Mark A. Rubin of Weill Cornell Medical College on The Cure Panel Talk Show on PROSTATE CANCER in May.

Dr. Mark Rubin is one of the foremost academic anatomic pathologists in the United States. He is widely recognized for his clinical diagnostic expertise in prostate pathology. Mark A. Rubin is a practicing genitourinary pathologist, who joined Weill Cornell Medical College in July 2007, as a Professor in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The focus of Dr. Rubin's laboratory-based research for the past 10 years has been the development of molecular prostate cancer biomarkers to help distinguish indolent from aggressive disease ( He has over 250 peer-reviewed publications, predominantly in the area of prostate cancer, multiple U.S. and international patents for molecular biomarkers, and over the past few years has been the Principle Investigator of 3 R01 grants, a U01 grant, a Prostate SPORE Project and a Department of Defense Idea Award, all in the area of prostate cancer progression. Dr. Rubin holds multiple patents for molecular biomarkers. He is a member of the World Health Organization Prostate Cancer Tumor Classification and the Cancer Genome Atlas advisory group.

Cure Panel is a series of conference calls that invites leading experts and patients/caregivers/family/health consumers for a discussion and communication of latest developments in the medical research field. Cure Panel Talk Shows on Prostate Cancer are coordinated and conducted by Priya Menon of CureTalk, Blog of TrialX in association with the Prostate Cancer Foundation and Prostate Cancer International.

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The International Cure Panel

Dan Zenka, Vice President, Communications, Prostate Cancer Foundation

Dan Zenka, senior vice president of the Prostate Cancer Foundation was diagnosed with prostate cancer in April 2010 at the age of 51. He had a radical prostatectomy in June and was subsequently diagnosed with Stage 4 metastatic cancer. He completed seven weeks of radiation treatment in December 2010 and endured two years of androgen deprivation therapy, which he is soon concluding. Dan blogs his prostate cancer experience on his blog, MyNewYorkMinute to share information and patient perspectives.

Dan Hennessey, Prostate Cancer Survivor and Author

Dan Hennessey was diagnosed with prostate cancer 6 years ago and in his own words, ‘has seen life go from ordinary to extraordinary’. During his battle and victory against prostate cancer, Dan has dedicated his time to making a difference in the lives of those going through this disease in addition to doing his part to raise awareness. Dan authored a book on his prostate cancer journey – With The Snap of a Glove in 2010 which received rave reviews and offers the message of ‘hope’ to all diagnosed with prostate cancer. Dan was honored with the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee medal for his work with Prostate Cancer Advocacy in 2012.

Paul Henshall, Prostate Cancer Survivor, Prostate Cancer Canada Network - Brampton

Paul Henshall is a 68 yr old survivor of prostate cancer. His treatment of choice, 5 years ago, was hypofractionated accelerated radiation, 5 fractions of 7 Grays, once week, no supplemental treatments. This is a clinical trial at Sunnybrook Hospital, University of Toronto. Paul takes every opportunity to promote prostate cancer awareness through their local support group, Cruisin' for a Cure Canada, MOvember, Motorcycle Ride For Dad and attending any event that will give his group table space for promotional materials. Paul was a teacher and principal for 33 years full time, with an additional 12 years of substitute roles as principal, or teacher after retirement. Currently, Paul is in Indonesia for the second time working on the development of a Foundation for disabled and otherwise compromised children ( is the English language website he has constructed).

Jim Wickstrom, Prostate Cancer Survivor and Advocate

Patient ambassador Jim was diagnosed with prostate cancer in August 24, 2011. He underwent HIFU and has a current PSA of 0.4. Jim has an MA in Child Development and 34 years in education. He is an athlete and a writer.

Cure Panel Talk Show on Prostate Cancer @ 4pm EST

Friday, May 31st 2013 at 4pm

This is an online event.

Prostate Cancer panel will feature Dr. Mark A. Rubin in conversation with an international panel of patients and co-host Dan Zenka, VP, Commuications, Prostate Cancer Foundation.

All callers can listen in to the panel discussion. Callers will be given an opportunity to ask one question to our panel. Please mention your prostate cancer question while you register or mail with them.

Register Now! Limited to 50 callers.

Prostate Cancer Cure Panel Format

  • 4.00 pm - Conference call starts.
  • 4.00 pm - Moderator welcomes expert, co-host and panelists.
  • 4.02 pm - Co-host introduces expert and invites him to speak
  • 4.03 pm - Expert speaks on the topic of discussion
  • 4.15 pm - Panelist discussion
  • 4.45 pm - Q/A session with listeners.
  • 5.00 pm - Call comes to an end.


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About Cure Panel Talk Show

Cure Panel is organized by CureTalk, a blog dedicated to discussing the future of medicine and the latest treatments under development. Cure Panel Talk Show is a series of monthly conference calls that will feature leading medical experts in conversation with patients/bloggers/researchers/health consumers. The panel will discuss latest cures under development of a given condition like Myeloma, Prostate Cancer.

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