Prostate cancer expert speaks

On Sat., Jan. 19, the Cancer Support Community Valley/ Ventura/ Santa Barbara will host a presentation titled “Prostate Cancer: Consideration of Staging and Typing in Making Treatment Decisions” featuring Dr. Mark Scholz, one of the nation’s leading experts in the field.

The talk will take place from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Cancer Support Community headquarters, 530 Hampshire Road, Thousand Oaks.

Scholz, who specializes in prostate cancer, will discuss how he assesses the risks associated with the disease.

One of the world’s top authorities in prostate cancer treatment, Scholz the medical director of Prostate Cancer Specialists, Inc., a nationally recognized center for comprehensive prostate cancer care. He has authored books including “Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers and The Key to Prostate Cancer: 30 Experts Explain 15 Stages of Prostate Cancer.”

For more information or to make a reservation, call (805) 379-4777 .