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Optimizing Care in Patients with High Risk Prostate Cancer - Interview with Edward Schaeffer

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(Length of Discussion: 10 min) Edward (Ted) Schaeffer, MD, Ph.D. and Alicia Morgans, MD share a dynamic discussion on the risk strategy that may be employed for high-risk prostate cancer patients including oligometastatic disease. They share observations such as an increase in patient volume in their clinics of men with rising PSAs, high grade and locally advanced disease. In discussing the best w...

Use of Conservative Management for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer - Interview with Stacy Loeb

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(Length of Discussion: 7 min) Stacy Loeb, MD, and Alicia Morgans, MD discuss conservative management, active surveillance, and management trends over time for low-risk prostate cancer in the Veterans Affairs Integrated Health Care System over the past decade. Biographies: Stacy Loeb, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Urology and Population Health at New York University (NYU), specializing in prosta...

Dedication to Multidisciplinary Management of GU Oncology - Alex Kutikov

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(Length of Conversation: 10 min) Alex Kutikov, MD, FACS talks with Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH on the multidisciplinary management of genitourinary oncology and his experiences at Fox Chase Cancer Center. This discussion includes the importance of the collaborative care for the patient from the radiation oncologist, medical oncologist, and urologist and the nuances of this co-management with the numbe...

Clinical Implications of the Abi Race Study: Interview with Dan George

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(Length of Discussion: 12 min) Daniel George, MD talks with Charles Ryan, MD and discusses a number of recent studies Daniel and his colleagues at Duke University School of Medicine have been focused on related to race and abiraterone outcomes in prostate cancer patients and how this new information impacts clinical practice. Studies and Presentations Discussed in Discussion: Overall Survival Betw...

The RADICAL PC Project - Jehonathan Pinthus

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(Length of Presentation: 20 min) Jehonathan Pinthus presents the role of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) in promoting cardiovascular disease (CVD) and focuses on two prospective studies, one of which is embedded in the other. The Role of Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease – A Longitudinal Prostate Cancer Study (RADICAL PC1) is a prospective cohort study of men within one yea...

New Concepts in ADT- Thomas Keane

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(Length of Discussion: 21 min) Tom Keane brings new concepts in androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) to light specifically discussing agonists versus antagonists, new androgen receptor-targeted drugs, including immunotherapy biomarkers, and genomic testing. He reviews the current state of the CRPC treatment and ADT options for use in advanced metastatic disease and concludes with a discussion on tre...

Quality of Life During Treatment with Chemohormonal Therapy - Alicia Morgans

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Alicia Morgans, MD and Charles Ryan, MD discuss the quality of life between patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer who were treated with ADT+docetaxel and those who were treated with ADT alone. The importance of the study was to understand how different treatments actually affected the individuals receiving them. Biographies: Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH Charles J. Ryan, MD Read Mor...

Neoadjuvant Therapy for Men with High Risk Disease Prior to Prostatectomy - Mary-Ellen Taplin

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(Length of Conversation: 19 min) Mary-Ellen Taplin, MD, and Alicia Morgans, MD discuss the topic of neoadjuvant therapy for men with high-risk disease prior to surgery, specifically, prior to prostatectomy. Among the topics discussed include the importance of studying neoadjuvant chemotherapy and hormonal therapies in clinical trials before being used more broadly in everyday clinical practice, pa...