Free Prostate Health Seminars Offered at West Chester Hospital Jan. 17 and 26

West Chester, OH—Jan. 3, 2013—While the prostate gland remains small and silent early in most adult men’s lives, this walnut-sized gland located under the bladder can often cause problems later in life, including an enlarged prostate, prostatitis and even prostate cancer.

On January 17 and 26, the region’s leading physicians who specialize in men’s urologic disorders will speak about the prostate gland during two free community seminars. Topics will include the anatomy and purpose of the prostate, common conditions including an enlarged prostate, infections of the prostate and signs and symptoms of prostate cancer. The latest, minimally-invasive treatments for prostate cancer, including robotic surgery, will also be discussed.

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, 7-8:30 p.m.

The seminar will be repeated on Saturday, Jan. 26, 9 – 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: West Chester Hospital, Plaza Conference Room (Level A), 7700 University Drive, West Chester, Ohio 45069

Space is limited for this free event. Seats can be reserved by calling (513) 298-3000. Refreshments will be provided. For information about West Chester Hospital, please visit www.UCHealth.com/WestChesterHospital.

About West Chester Hospital

West Chester Hospital is a 160-bed, all-private room, hospital located in West Chester, Ohio. Utilizing the very latest in medical technology, and drawing upon the University of Cincinnati’s nearly 200 years of research and medical expertise, West Chester Hospital provides discovery-driven care in a pleasant, healing environment. The hospital is conveniently located and easily accessible from Interstate 75 at Tylersville Road. Services available include an emergency department, inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures, as well as a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient diagnostic testing and treatment amenities. West Chester Hospital is one of only two hospitals in the Greater Cincinnati and Dayton regions to receive the 2012 HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award – ranking the facility above 90% of hospitals nationwide for patient satisfaction. For more information about West Chester Hospital, please visit www.UCHealth.com/WestChesterHospital.

About UC Health

UC Health, the University of Cincinnati’s affiliated health system, includes University Hospital, ranked one of the best hospitals in the region by U.S. News & World Report; West Chester Hospital, one of Cincinnati’s newest hospitals and the recipient of the 2012 HealthGrades® Outstanding Patient Experience Award, ranking it above 90 percent of hospitals nationally for patient satisfaction; Drake Center, Cincinnati’s premier provider of long-term acute care; University of Cincinnati Physicians, Cincinnati’s largest multi-specialty practice group with more than 650 board-certified clinicians and surgeons; Lindner Center of HOPE, the region’s premier mental health center; and several institutes focusing on the areas of cancer, the neurosciences, cardiovascular and diabetes. To learn more, visit UCHealth.com.

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Media Contact:
Jennifer Garcia
513-298-7733
jennifer.garcia@uchealth.com

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