The Health Matters Series at the Fairfield Public Library will host a lecture on Thursday, December 13 at 7 p.m. Dr. Veronica Waks, N.D. will discuss Prostate Cancer. The lecture will be held in the Memorial Room of the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road.
Dr. Waks will discuss BPH, prostate cancer and the role of PSA in differentiating inflammation from cancer. She will talk about new research in the area of prostate cancer and new diagnostic tools. “Prostate cancer is a condition that 95% of men will die with, but few will die from.” said Dr. Waks. The doctor will explain natural substances that help to reduce PSA and also treat nonspecific prostate inflammation.
Dr. Veronica Waks is a licensed naturopathic physician from the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center in Fairfield. She graduated from the University of Bridgeport’s College of Naturopathic Medicine. As a naturopathic physician, she combines a contemporary naturopathic approach to healing with the keen insights of a medical doctor. Prior to earning her doctorate in naturopathic medicine, she received her MD degree from the Vladivostok Medical University and practiced internal medicine and family medicine. Upon her arrival in the United States Dr. Waks passed her United States Medical License Exams and obtained a United States Foreign Medical Certificate. While practicing conventional medicine Dr. Waks became concerned about the negative side effects and interactive effects of many standard pharmaceutical treatments, and initiated personal study of natural and alternative treatments. Instead of pursuing a conventional medical career Dr. Waks attended naturopathic medical school and practices as a naturopath. Dr. Waks is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
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Advanced registration is required due to the limited space.