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Prostate Cancer Support Group Meeting & Webcast on Radiation Therapy

Sponsored by Augmenix

Hosted by Johnny Payne, Leader of the Us TOO support group in Greenville, SC, in collaboration with Joe Dickey, Leader of the Us TOO support group in Spartanburg, SC and featuring physician presenter Daniel B. Fried, MD, PhD, MPH, a radiation oncologist at Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute with the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.

This discussion provides accurate, objective, educational content on radiation therapy for prostate cancer treatment and the use of spacing hydrogel as rectal protection for prostate cancer radiation patients.

View the full video by clicking on the image below; or scroll down to access links to short video segments about specific content presented at the event.

Click any link listed below to go straight to that segment of the video:

  • 0:01 – Intro – Chuck Strand, CEO, Us TOO International
  • 3:10 – About Us TOO Support Groups – Terri Likowski, Program Director – Support Group Services, Us TOO International
  • 7:57 – Johnny Payne, Us TOO Spartanburg, SC Support Group Leader
  • 8:36 – Intro to Dr. Daniel B. Fried, Radiation Oncologist, Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institute, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
  • 10:35 – Dr. Fried
  • 11:53 – Hydrogel Rectal Spacer in Prostate Radiotherapy
  • 13:21 – About Prostate Cancer
  • 15:05 – Treatment Options
  • 15:47 – Radiation
  • 17:15 – Radiation Side Effects
  • 17:47 – Radiation Proctitis
  • 19:57 – Radiation Proctitis: Acute
  • 21:02 – Radiation Proctitis: Chronic
  • 24:33 – Radiation Proctitis: Prevention
  • 28:01 – Hydrogel Spacer
  • 30:32 – How Hydrogel Spacer is Applied
  • 36:17 – Clinical Trial Results (US Pivotal Study)
  • 45:48 – Insurance Coverage
  • 49:09 – Conclusions
  • 49:59 – Q&A