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FOR RELEASE: 4/27/2012Contact: John Cappiello, (203) 384-3637
kjcapp@bpthosp.org

New information about prostate cancer topic of May 15 support group meeting in Trumbull


Bridgeport Hospital urologist Howard L. Zuckerman, MD, will discuss the latest updates on prostate cancer prevention, screening and treatment during the next meeting of Man to Man, the hospital's prostate cancer support group, 6:00–8:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at Spring Meadows, 6949 Main St., Trumbull. The meeting is free and open to the public. A light dinner will be served. For information or to register, call toll free 1-888-357-2396.

The Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute at Bridgeport Hospital is approved with commendation by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer as a Teaching Hospital Cancer Program. The Cancer Institute delivers care to more than 1,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients each year—more than any other hospital in Fairfield County.

Bridgeport Hospital is a member of the Yale-New Haven Cancer Network, an alliance of hospitals across Connecticut that provides access to the latest breakthroughs and delivers an unparalleled level of expertise in cancer, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.


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Part of Yale New Haven Health System, Bridgeport Hospital is a 383-bed acute care hospital (plus 42 beds licensed to Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital) serving parts of Fairfield and New Haven counties. The hospital admits more than 18,000 patients and receives more than 240,000 outpatient visits annually.