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Update 1: July 30, 2013 
You Are Invited!

PHEN's Ninth Annual African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit will be hosted on Thursday and Friday, September 19th and 20th in Washington D.C.  

Summit Sessions 

The Summit will feature six informative sessions addressing the largest racial disparity for any type of cancer.  Expert speakers and presenters, members of congress, survivors and community leaders will make this an exciting summit.  This is an overview description of the summit sessions listed below. 



  • Evaluating Early Detection Testing (Screening) Guidelines 
  • New Developments and Evolving Trends 
  • PHEN Community Education and Awareness Outreach
  • Active Surveillance - To Treat or Not to Treat Prostate Cancer 
  • New Diagnostics Tests for Informed Treatment Decisions 
  • Clinical Trials Equity
Register Now


The summit is free and open to the public. Online registration is open - click the summit logo below:


Summit Venues 
Thursday, September 19th
*8:30 am to 1 pm
Russell Senate Building 
Kennedy Caucus Room                   
*2 pm to 4 pm
Washington Convention Center
Room 201
Note: A session of the "Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference" 
*5:30 pm to 7:30 pm 
Networking Reception 
Location TBD

Friday, September 20th 
*8:30 am to 12 noon 
Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
1201 Maryland Avenue, SW
Suite 900 
Hotel Accommodations 
PHEN has reserved a block of rooms for summit attendees at:


Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Washington, District Of Columbia
September 18, 2013 - September 22, 2013

Registration deadline is August 28th