For Immediate Release May 1, 2005

” Prostate Cancer and Gay Men Conference”
New York City Wednesday, June 1, 2005
From 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Cabrini Medical Center,
16th Floor ballroom
227 East 19th Street, between 2nd and 3rd Ave.

Approximately 20,000 gay men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, in the US, according to the nonprofit cancer organization, Malecare. Discussion and Q&A on the May 10, 2005 publication of “A Gay Man’s Guide to Prostate Cancer” Speakers include: (pca=speaker also diagnosed with prostate
Jerry Harris, PhD (pca)
Greg Higgins, LCSW (pca)
Lidell Jackson (pca)
Frank Lowe, MD
Roberto Martinez (pca)
Darryl Mitteldorf, LCSW
Gerry Perlman, PhD (pca)
Vincent Santillo (pre-med) (pca)
Bertran Shaffner, MD (pca)
Free Refreshments. Reservations not needed.For more information, email and visit

6:00 – 6:30 PM Refreshments and informal discussion
6:30 – 6:40 PM Darryl Mitteldorf Introduction of Malecare, Inc. Prostate Cancer Support for Gay Men
6:40 – 6:50 PM Gerry Perlman, ” Creating ‘A Gay Man’s Guide to Prostate Cancer””
6:50 – 7:00 PM Frank Lowe “Prostate Cancer & The Gay Male”
7:00 – 7:10 PM Vincent Santillo “Treatment & Diagnosis of a 33 year Old Gay Man”
7:10 – 7:20 PM Bertran Shafner “Prostate Cancer at 84”
7:20 – 7:30 PM Lidell Jackson “Surviving Yet Another Challenge”
7:30 – 7:40 PM Jerry Harris “A Gay Man Living With Prostate Cancer”
7:40 – 7:50 PM Roberto Martinez “Prostate Cancer & Gay Sex”
7:50 – 8:00 PM Greg Higgins “Partners Facing Prostate Cancer”
8:00 – 8:10 PM Darryl Mitteldorf “Closing Remarks
8:10 – 9:00 PM Meet the Speakers

Free and open to all. More information about this event, prostate cancer and support groups for gay men with prostate cancer at or