05/16/2007

Prostate Cancer to be Topic of ‘Doctors on Call’ May 17
 

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Experts believe that one in six American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Fortunately, when caught and treated early, prostate cancer has a cure rate of over 90%.  Two West Virginia University experts will answer viewers’ questions about prostate cancer in a special presentation of “Doctors on Call” at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 17, on West Virginia Public Television.

 Thomas Hogan, M.D., is an oncologist at WVU’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center.  Hesam Mohseni, M.D., is a urologist at WVU. He received his medical degree and specialty training from the University of Toronto

Thomas Hogan, M.D., is an oncologist at WVU’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center.  He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia and his specialty training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals and Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center.  His special interests include bladder, kidney and prostate cancer.

Hesam Mohseni, M.D., is a urologist at WVU. He received his medical degree and specialty training from the University of Toronto. His special interestsinclude prostate cancer and incontinence.

“Doctors on Call,” with host Dr. Kathryn Moffett, is a joint production of the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center at WVU (www.health.wvu.edu) and West Virginia Public Broadcasting (www.wvpubcast.org), a statewide network of radio, television, Internet and educational resources.    

 This program is made possible with major support from Mylan Pharmaceuticals and Purdue Pharma. Other underwriters include The Health Plan, HealthSouth Mountainview Rehabilitation Hospital, and the Center for Organ Recovery and Education.

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For more information:
Amy Johns, HSC News Service, (304) 293-1412
johnsa@rcbhsc.wvu.edu
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