MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Lam, MD, a medical oncologist specializing in prostate cancer, has been named to the Super Doctors® list for a third year as recognized in a special advertising section in Los Angeles Magazine. In 2008, 2010 and 2011, Dr. Lam was selected by his peers as an outstanding practicing doctor in Southern California.
A board-certified internist and oncologist, Richard Lam, MD, has been specializing full time in the treatment of prostate cancer since 2001. He is director of clinical research at Prostate Oncology Specialists, Inc. Dr. Lam has written numerous articles based on his research. He is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.
Dr. Lam continues to promote prostate cancer awareness and education by giving lectures at various medical conferences and prostate support groups throughout the country. He is scheduled to present at two upcoming events:
US TOO SUPPORT GROUP MEETING
When: Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Westlake Wellness Center, 530 Hampshire Road in Westlake Village, CA
Topic: Ins and Outs of Testosterone Inactivating Pharmaceuticals followed by Q&A
More Info: Open to the public. Wellness Community - 805.379.4777
PCRI'S ANNUAL PROSTATE CANCER CONFERENCE
When: Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 1:30 p.m.
Where: Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel in Los Angeles, CA
Topic: "Ask the Expert" on Active Surveillance
More Info: Open to the public. You may register at: www.pcri.org. A copy of the DVD will be available after the conference. DVDs from prior conferences can be ordered by calling the PCRI office at 310.743.2116.
About Prostate Oncology Specialists, Inc.
Established in 1995, Prostate Oncology Specialists has earned national acclaim for its comprehensive approach to prostate cancer prevention and management. Under the direction of Medical Director, Mark Scholz, MD, Prostate Oncology Specialists employs a highly-skilled team of physicians trained in oncology, hematology and internal medicine. Prostate Oncology Specialists are not wedded to any single therapy for prostate cancer, but rather advocate the exploration of treatment options that are customized and tailored to the unique needs of each individual patient. Prostate Oncology Specialists' ongoing mission is to uncover new medical breakthroughs in the treatment and management of prostate cancer.
SOURCE Prostate Oncology Specialists, Inc.