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Dancing for the Cure of Prostate Cancer

Friday, September 26, 2008 General News J E 4
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Leaders in prostate cancer research to make an important announcement during charity event



WHAT:

Hollywood staples and top prostate cancer researchers will join the Boston-based AdMeTech Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to improved early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, at the "Dance for the Cure of Prostate Cancer" event to raise awareness of and funding for advanced diagnostic imaging for prostate cancer. During the event, the AdMeTech Foundation will announce the development of a strategic partnership among international thought leaders that will help lead the fight to end the prostate cancer epidemic.



The event is sponsored by AdMeTech Foundation, Rhino Films, and SuperShag Dance Studios.



WHY:

Prostate cancer is a national epidemic. One in six men are stricken, and a new case is diagnosed every 2.5 minutes. It has become even more common than breast cancer. While prostate cancer can be cured when detected early, the lack of reliable diagnostic tools has caused prostate cancer to become a patient-care crisis and a socio-economic problem. Improved prostate diagnostics, including digital imaging and in vitro tests (e.g. blood or urinary) are the solution.



WHO:





WHEN:

Sunday, September 28, 2008 - 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Announcement at 2:15 p.m.

Participants available for interviews throughout the afternoon



WHERE:

Washington Room, The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Commons



CONTACT: Sharon Pavlovsky, +1-202-350-6650, for AdMeTech Foundation; or Faina Shtern, M.D. of AdMeTech Foundation, +1-301-580-8100



/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Sept. 26/-- Faina Shtern, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, AdMeTech Foundation -- Jelle Barentsz, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Radiology, University Medical Center Nijmegen -- Melvin E. Clouse, MD, FACR, FAHA, Emeritus Chairman and Director, Radiology Research Deaconess Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center -- Ferenc A. Jolesz, MD, is the Director of the National Center for Image Guided Therapy, Director of the Division of MRI at BWH, Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School and Director of the Image Guided Therapy Program, BWH -- Clare Tempany M.D., Professor of Radiology, Clinical Director of MRI, Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women's Hospital -- Stephen Nemeth, Founder, Rhino Films

SOURCE AdMeTech Foundation
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