COVID-19 and Genitourinary Cancers VL

The Impact of Treatment Delays on Prostate Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Zach Klaassen & Chris Wallis

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

Reflecting on The Impact of COVID-19 and GU Cancer Care from Sheffield England - Carmel Pezaro

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Recorded Date: April 29, 2020 Coronavirus means difficult, life-changing decisions. In this discussion with Alicia Morgans, Carmel Pezaro joins us from Sheffield, England providing her perspective of the impact the Coranavirus has had on her, her practice, and cancer care. Dr. Pezaro shares how her institution has been working to try and keep cancer treatments going, particularly for men who were...

BCG Vaccine for Health Care Workers as Defense Against COVID 19: The BADAS Trial - Paul K. Hegarty

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Recorded Date: April 30, 2020 Paul Hegarty joins Alicia Morgans in this COVID-19 and cancer care discussion highlighting the BADAS Study: BCG vaccination As Defense Against SarsCov2: A randomized controlled trial to protect health care workers by enhanced trained immune responses. The study is designed to evaluate if the BCG vaccination can reduce the healthcare worker's (HCW) infection and diseas...

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Australia - Declan Murphy

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Recorded Date: May 13, 2020 Professor Declan Murphy from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia joins Alicia Morgans in this podcast discussion to share how his practice and his center have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Biographies: Declan Murphy, MB, BCH, BaO, FRACS, FRCS, Urol, Professor, Consultant urological surgeon at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Royal Me...

Genitourinary Cancer Management During COVID-19 Pandemic Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center Proposed Clinical Guidelines - Toni Choueiri

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Recorded Date: April 30, 2020 Toni Choueiri joins Alicia Morgans discussing the current healthcare environment during the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19),(SARS-CoV-2) pandemic. As the COVID-19 pandemic puts stress on the health system overall, oncologists are forced to adjust their practice to optimize care for patients with cancer. Dr. Choueiri shares highlights of a set of clinical guideline...

Impact on Bladder Cancer of Treatment Delays During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Zachary Klaassen & Christopher J. D. Wallis

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Recorded Date: April 24, 2020 Zachary Klaassen and Christopher Wallis join Alicia Morgans to discuss the management guide released by European Urology on how to best optimize the care of patients with GU malignancies during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this Journal Club, Dr. Klaassen and Dr. Wallis assess the impact of delayed treatment of bladder cancer. Biographies: Zachary Klaassen, MD, MSc, Urolo...

Balancing the Risk of Delaying GU Cancer Treatments with the Risk of COVID-19 – Pedro Barata

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Recorded Date: April 28, 2020 Joining Alicia Morgans is Pedro Barata from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana to discuss the difficulties of balancing the risk of COVID-19 with the risk of delaying systematic therapies in one of the United State’s hotspots. Dr. Barata distinguishes differences in managing prostate, kidney, and bladder cancer care in this current healthcare setting. Biograp...

The Impact of Treatment Delays of Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma (UTUC) During the COVID-19 Pandemic Journal Club - Zachary Klaassen

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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 UTUC malignancies during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this Journal Club, Dr. Klaassen and Dr. Wallis assess the impact of delaying treatment in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma and disc...

The COVID-19 Pandemic Impacting Bladder Cancer Care in NYC - Matthew Galsky

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Recorded Date: April 29, 2020 Matthew Galsky joins Alicia Morgans to provide an update on how COVID-19 has affected his clinical practice and the treatment of bladder cancer patients at Mount Sinai hospital and the Tisch Cancer Institute. With the increase of patients being concerned about traveling and the risk of exposure, Dr. Galsky explains how they have ramped up their telehealth capabilities...

TMPRSS2 and COVID-19: Serendipity or Opportunity for Intervention? Lorelei Mucci & Philip Kantoff

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Recorded Date: April 24, 2020 Joining Alicia Morgans is Lorelei Mucci and Philip Kantoff discussing a recently published article that addresses some of the potential overlaps between TMPRSS2 and COVID-19. Biographies: Philip Kantoff, MD., is the Chair, Department of Medicine; The George J. Bosl Chair Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He is a board-certified medical oncologist and researcher...