Our December chapter meeting will be hosted by the Hunter School of Nursing at their Brookdale Campus located at 425 E 25th St, New York NY 10010. We will be located in room 218. Our speaker will be Anthony De La Cruz, M.S., APRN who is an adjunct faculty member at Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing. His topic will be "Advances in Pharmacologic Management of Prostate Cancer". Anthony is a Clinical Research Nurse Practitioner in the ambulatory genitourinary department at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center since 2000. His research focuses on clinical trials related to the treatment of prostate cancer. In his current role as a Research Nurse Practitioner he is responsible for patient accrual, education and the coordination of the patient’s care throughout the protocol life cycle. He has author numerous journal publications related to his work at MSKCC. He has presented nationally and has authored a chapter on clinical trials in Cancer Nursing: Principles and Practice. Anthony teaches pharmacology at Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing.