Advanced Prostate Cancer VL

The Past, Present, and Future Approaches to Prostate Biopsies - Baris Turkbey

Dr. Baris Turkbey, Associate Research Physician of the Molecular Imaging Program at the National Cancer Institute, shares the past, present, and future approaches to prostate biopsies. Dr. Turkbey states that TRUS (Transrectal Ultrasound aka Systemic) biopsies have been the “standard of care” after PSA elevation for the past 25 years. However, prostate imaging is not always preceding biopsy. MRI p...

IRONMAN - A Better Understanding of the Variation in Care and Treatment - Daniel George

(Length of Discussion: 17 min) Daniel George, MD and Director of GU Oncology talks with Alicia Morgans, MD about the IRONMAN initiative. The intent of the project was to establish the International Registry to Improve Outcomes in Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer (IRONMAN) as a prospective, international cohort of a minimum of 5,000 men with advanced cancer, including men with mHSPC and M0/M1 CRPC...

Navigating the Adverse Effects of ADT - Neal Shore

(Length of lecture - 19 minutes) Dr. Neal Shore addresses both the perception and evidence of side effect for patients on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). There is a growing concern about ADT side effects now that it is being used more in non-metastatic prostate cancer, which is exposing men to ADT for longer periods of time. Several common adverse effects are known about ADT impacting multiple...

Biomarker Development in Advanced Prostate Cancer- Alicia Morgans

(Length of Discussion: 25 min) Alicia Morgans, MD presents on the topic of biomarker development in advanced prostate cancer. In her presentation, Dr. Morgans discusses the difference between predictive and prognostic biomarkers and the importance of understanding the purpose of each. Also, Dr. Morgans identifies clinical biomarkers for men with mCRPC who are undergoing treatment with docetaxel. L...

Cognitive Function and Hormone Therapy in Advanced Prostate Cancer - Interview with Alicia Morgans

(Length of Conversation: 7 min) Dr. Charles Ryan sits down with Dr. Alicia Morgans to discuss the study she's currently leading on Cognitive Effects of Androgen Receptor (AR) Directed Therapies for Advanced Prostate Cancer . This clinical trial studies cognitive function in men with prostate cancer treated with androgen receptor directed therapies such as abiraterone acetate and enzalutamide. Spec...

Clinical Genomic Risk Classification - Daniel Spratt

A Conversation on Clinical Genomic Risk Classification - Alicia Morgans and Daniel Spratt (Length of Conversation: 25 min) Daniel Spratt, MD discusses the clinical challenges to integrate genomic classifier results that report a continuous numerical risk of recurrence into treatment decisions for prostate cancer (PCa) and how his team aimed to develop a novel clinical-genomic risk system that can...

PRONOUNCE Trial: Cardiovascular Outcomes in Prostate Cancer - Susan Slovin

(Length of Conversation: 19 min) Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH and Susan Slovin, MD, PhD, discuss the PRONOUNCE trial , which looks at cardiovascular outcomes in patients with prostate cancer. Dr. Slovin highlights the importance of considering cardiovascular disease as it is the second most common cause of death in men with prostate cancer. Literature in the past 15-20 years on the use a GNRH agonists...

Role of MRI in Men on Active Surveillance - Laurence Klotz

(Length of Discussion: 33 min) Tom Keane hosts a discussion with Laurence Klotz on the use of MRI in the detection of significant cancer and the possibility of MRI replacing biopsies in men on active surveillance. Dr. Klotz poses the question, can MRI replace biopsies in men on active surveillance? Through an overview of clinical trial data on 12 different published studies around this hot topic i...

Over-treatment in the Name of Cure: Revisiting Adjuvant Therapy in the Modern Era? - Christopher Sweeney

(Length of discussion - 26 minutes) Christopher Sweeney, MD presents on the Over-treatment in the Name of Cure: Revisiting Adjuvant Therapy in the Modern Era? Dr. Sweeney addresses how we can cure more men from prostate cancer by taking a look at preventing relapse after definitive local therapy and radiation and hormonal therapy together vs radiation therapy alone. He reflects on the length of ti...

Navigating the Adverse Effects of ADT: Improving Patient Outcomes - Jehonathan Pinthus and Neal Shore

E. David Crawford hosts a discussion with Neal Shore and Jehonathan Pinthus on the adverse effects of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). Viewers will gain knowledge on the optimal role of the antagonist vs agonist and a closer look at adverse effects of ADT and recommendations for patients undergoing ADT. The notion of sarcopenia and recommendations in fitness and strength training to reduce risk...

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