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

Friday, April 27, 2012

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.

Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH), part of Yale New Haven Health, is a nationally recognized, 1,541-bed, not-for-profit hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Yale School of Medicine (YSM). Founded as the fourth voluntary hospital in the U.S. in 1826, today, YNHH has two New Haven-based campuses, and also includes Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital. YNHH has received Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence. YNHH has a combined medical staff of about 4,500 university and community physicians practicing in more than 100 specialties. www.ynhh.org