Patient Journey COE (Expert Voice)

Financial Toxicity Among Patients with Bladder Cancer - Deborah Kaye

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Urologic Oncologist, Deborah Kaye joins Ashish Kamat in a conversation on financial toxicity among bladder cancer patients highlighting the costs of bladder cancer, what is financial toxicity, and lastly, some of the research done on financial toxicity in bladder cancer. Biographies: Deborah Kaye, MD, MS, Urologic Oncologist, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Urology, Duke Cancer Center,...

The Academic Community-Hybrid Model in Medical Oncology - Dan Roberts

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Alicia Morgans is joined by Daniel Roberts to discuss the concept of the academic community hybrid model and how medical oncologists may engage in ways beyond the traditional scope and how we might use newer technology in non-academic settings. Dr. Roberts discusses how medical oncologists can serve the academic mission as well as practice community oncology. Biographies: Daniel A. Roberts, MD, Me...

The World Bladder Cancer Patient Coalition Launches Bladder Cancer Patient Survey

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Lydia Makaroff, Stephanie Chisolm, and Alex Filicevas join Ashish Kamat on UroToday's Bladder Cancer Center of Excellence for a round table discussion on the importance of bladder cancer from a patient perspective and recent efforts by The World Bladder Cancer Patient Coalition. Their recently launched evidence generation study, or bladder cancer patient survey, aims to capture bladder cancer pati...

Radium-223 Treatment for Metastatic Prostate Cancer - Ila Sethi

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As part of this patient-centered video series of lectures on prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment, Dr Sethi presents the timing for radium-223 treatment in mCRPC. She details who qualifies as a candidate for radium 223 therapy, how it is given, the limited side effects of this treatment, that PSA is not a biomarker for treatment success and other treatment management considerations. Biography:...

Testicular Cancer Survivorship & Advocacy - Scott Petinga

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Scott Petinga, a testicular cancer survivor, patient advocate, and entrepreneur, joins Charles Ryan, MD, to provide an update on his work in the field of testicular cancer advocacy. Scott Petinga shares research advances he is a part of at USC as well as different patient resource avenues like social media groups and online forums for newly diagnosed patients and testicular cancer survivors. Biogr...

Imaging With Fluciclovine for Prostate Cancer - Bital Savir-Baruch

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In this educational video from the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), Dr Bital Savir-Baruch, a nuclear medicine physician from Loyola University Medical Center, covers the limitation of conventional imaging for localized prostate cancer sites in patients with suspected disease recurrence, and the role of fluciclovine PET CT imaging in prostate cancer recurrence. Biographies...

Bone Imaging in Metastatic Prostate Cancer: A Patient Education Video - Ephraim E. Parent

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In this patient-focused educational video, Ephraim Parent shares knowledge with patients on the role of skeletal imaging in prostate cancer. Dr. Parent covers the common ways imaging sans are done and, importantly how your physician applies this information to the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer. This video is provided by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Prosta...

Racial Disparity and Outcomes Among US Patients with Cancer and COVID-19 A UroToday Journal Club - Christopher Wallis & Zachary Klaassen

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In this UroToday Journal Club, Christopher Wallis and Zachary Klaassen discuss an analysis of risk, racial disparity, and outcomes among United States patients with cancer and COVID-19 infections. In this case-control study, patients with cancer were at significantly increased risk for COVID-19 infection, which was further exacerbated among African Americans, highlighting the need to protect and m...

PSMA PET Imaging for Prostate Cancer Patient Education - Robert Flavell

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In this special patient-centered educational video from the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), Robert Flavell, an Assistant Professor and the Chief of Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics at the University of California in San Francisco presents on PSMA PET imaging. Dr. Flavell's lecture focuses on how PSMA PET is used in diagnosing prostate cancer and presents a case study o...

The Importance of Quality Information and Knowing Your Family History for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer - Stacy Loeb

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Stacy Loeb, MD, joins Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH in a conversation during Prostate Cancer Awareness month about the importance of communicating with our patients about the risks of prostate cancer, prostate cancer screening, diagnosis, and the accuracy of the information they are exposed to. Dr. Loeb highlights trusted sources like The Prostate Cancer Foundation, The Urology Care Foundation, and pati...
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