Debate: Comparative Effectiveness of Surgery versus Radiation- Laurence Klotz
Laurence Klotz, MD and Mack Roach, III , MD presented a debate on “Comparative Effectiveness of Surgery and Radiation: Surgery Is Better” versus “Radiotherapy Yields Better Oncologic Outcomes than Radical Prostatectomy for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer”. Dr. Klotz argues in favor of surgery and discusses recent data that has been released to support his position.
EAU 2017: Metastases and death after 15 year of follow-up in men with screen-detected low-risk prostate cancer treated with protocol based active surveillance, radical prostatectomy or radiotherapy
ASCO GU 2017: What ProtecT Tells Us About Active Surveillance - Session Highlights
Laurence Klotz, MD is Chief of Urology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto. He is also Chairman of the World Uro-Oncology Federation and past president of the Urological Research Society. Dr. Klotz was the Founding Editor-in-Chief of both the Canadian Journal of Urology and the Canadian Urology Association Journal (CUAJ), and is now Editor Emeritus of the CUAJ. He was the founder and is chairman of the Canadian Urology Research Consortium.