Calendar of Events
September – november 2018
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Did you know 1 in 9 men will develop prostate cancer? Your risk for being diagnosed increases to:
- 1 in 6 if you are African-American; and
- 1 in 5 if you have a family history of the disease.
IC Awareness Month
Interstitial Cystitis (IC)/Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS) is the feeling of pain and pressure in the bladder area along with urinary frequency (a need to go often) and urinary urgency (a strong urge or need to go now), which lasts more than 6 weeks without an infection or clear cause.
Learn more: UrologyHealth.org/IC
NFL Season Starts
Check out the NFL and Urology Care Foundation’s Know Your Stats About Prostate Cancer campaign! Know You Stats. Talk to Your Doctor!
Learn more: KnowYourStats.org
Nephrology Nurses Week
Show your appreciation for all nephrology nurses who care for patients with kidney disease by saying Thank You!
First Day of Fall
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Health Literacy Month
October is a time to promote the importance of understanding health information and improving health communication. Visit UrologyHealth.org today and learn about the many patient education materials we have available to you for FREE.
Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month
National Physician Assistants Week
This week we say thank you to the 100,000 Physician Assistants for their hard work and all they do on a daily basis!
Health Care Quality Week
Bladder Health Awareness Month
November is a great time to get the facts about common bladder problems and to talk to your doctor about your bladder health. Learn more: UrologyHealth.org
Sexual Health Month
Urology Nurses & Associates Week
The American Urological Association, Urology Care Foundation, and millions of patients around the world would like thank all urology nurses and associates for improving patients’ lives.
National Allied Health Professionals Week
The first Tuesday after Thanksgiving is Giving Tuesday, a global giving movement to help others! Join the movement on social media with the #GivingTuesday hashtag, and visit UrologyHealth.org/Donate to help make a difference.
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