COVID-19 and Genitourinary Cancers VL

The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium: Understanding the Effects of COVID-19 on Patients with GU Cancers - Petros Grivas

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Recorded Date: July 26, 2020 Petros Grivas, MD, PhD, joins Alicia Morgans to describe the work of the COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (CCC19), a group of 100 institutions spanning the United States, Canada and Spain which has aimed to use "crowdsourcing" to collect data on how COVID-19 is impacting cancer patients. Dr. Grivas reviews a recent publication that found that the thirty-day mortality rat...

Bladder Cancer in Times of COVID-19 in India - Pradeep P. Rao

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Recorded Date: June 15, 2020 Pradeep Rao joins UroToday's Bladder Cancer Center of Excellence from Mumbai, India to discuss the state of bladder cancer treatment and diagnosis in India. Dr. Rao describes issues regarding the lack of a bladder cancer registry and a variation in the quality of TURBT across India, as well as the problem arising from limited access to blue light for screening. Dr. Rao...

Impacts of Testicular and Penile Cancer Treatment Delays During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Zach Klaassen & Chris Wallis

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Recorded Date: April 24, 2020 Zachary Klaassen and Christopher Wallis join Alicia Morgans to discuss the management guidance released by European Urology on how to best optimize the care of patients with Testicular and Penile cancer malignancies during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this Journal Club, Dr. Klaassen and Dr. Wallis assess the impact of delaying treatments and discuss the potential consequ...

Impacts of Kidney Cancer Treatment Delays During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Zachary Klaassen & Christopher Wallis

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Recorded Date: April 24, 2020 Zachary Klaassen and Christopher Wallis join Alicia Morgans to discuss the management guidance released by European Urology on how to best optimize the care of patients with renal malignancies during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this Journal Club, Dr. Klaassen and Dr. Wallis assess the impact of delaying treatment in patients with kidney cancer and discuss the potential...

Interim Treatment Change Options for GU Malignancies During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Endorsed by NHS England- Nicholas James

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Recorded Date: May 26, 2020 Nicholas James gives insight into the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is affecting cancer care in London, England, as well as the Institue of Cancer Research (ICR) guidelines that Nick James and his group have put forth to really improve or, at least, standardize the care for patients with cancer during this time. By calling for modified treatment plans, Nicholas James hig...

Post-Pandemic Routine Is a Threat: Healthcare Professionals Will Probably Pay the Price - Markus Kuenkel

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Recorded Date: May 7, 2020 Markus Kuenkel, self-awareness coach, speaker, burnout consultant, and urological surgeon joins Alicia Morgans in a discussion on physician burnout in the post-COVID-19 pandemic environment. Dr. med. Markus Kuenkel shares that although there are nine major causes for developing physician burnout, there is only one core cause for it : t he lack of self-awareness. He stres...

Maintaining Quality of Care GU Cancer Treatment During the Plateau Phase of COVID-19 in British Columbia - Kim Chi

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Recorded Date: April 29, 2020 Joining Alicia Morgans from Vancouver, Canada is Kim Chi discussing how his practice is now looking forward during the plateau phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Chi discusses the keys to preventing infections and preserving the health of GU cancer patients and healthcare workers as they look to reopen clinical trials and the healthcare system as a whole. In Canada,...

Implementation of Remote Care and Modifications to Managing Prostate Cancer Trials During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Tomasz M. Beer

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Recorded Date: May 6, 2020 Tomasz Beer from the Oregon Health and Sciences University joins Alicia Morgans to discuss how his cancer center and GU oncology practice are handling the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Beer explains the potentially permanent effects the virus will have on his organization and shares the emotional stresses beginning to weigh on his patients as the initial fear of the virus begin...

The Impact of COVID-19 on The Delivery of GU Cancer Treatment - Neeraj Agarwal

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Recorded Date: April 29, 2020 Neeraj Agarwal joins Alicia Morgans to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts on his practice in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Agarwal shares the role telemedicine is taking in his facility and how COVID-19 has provided the healthcare field the opportunity to make tremendous progress in telehealth. In addition Drs. Morgans and Agarwal reflect on some of the challen...

Expanding Access to GU Cancer Care Through Telehealth and Prioritizing Systemic Therapies for Genitourinary Malignancies - Srikala Sridhar

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Recorded Date: April 27, 2020 Alicia Morgans is joined by Kala Sridhar from the University of Toronto to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on her clinical practice. Six weeks into social distancing, Dr. Sridhar discusses the impact isolation has had on both the patient and physician. Dr. Sridhar brings to light a unique perspective of telehealth and its potential to experience transformative changes...