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Geriatric Assessment of Men with Prostate Cancer - Alicia Morgans

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(Length of Presentation: 16 min) Alicia Morgans, MD presents a Geriatric Assessment of Men with Prostate Cancer. She outlines the importance of geriatric considerations in prostate cancer and implementing it into the clinical management of patients. She details initial treatment decision making including staging the aging and estimation of remaining life expectancy. She also discusses consideratio...

Radical Prostatectomy for Patients with Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer - Robert Hamilton

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Robert Hamilton, a Staff Urologic Oncologist from Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, Canada discusses radical prostatectomy for patients with oligometastatic prostate cancer. He overviews the clinical and biological rationale for radical prostatectomy in the oligometastases setting and highlights the role of novel imaging. He reviews four major PET tracers receiving a lot of attention: PS...

Discussion on Prostate Rectum Spacing in Radiation Therapy - Lawrence Karsh

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(Length of Discussion: 15 min) Lawrence I Karsh discusses SpaceOAR Hydrogel and it's use as a prostate-rectum spacer for treating prostate cancer with radiation therapy. He presents a study he took part in which aimed to evaluate the safety of the prostate-rectum spacer application technique as well as the following: the implant quality and resulting rectal dose reduction, acute and long term rect...

GayBiProstate Study: Expanding Quality of Life and Understanding Sexual Function Post Treatment - Bernard Lee

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(Length of Discussion: 12 min) Dr. Bernard Lee shares the background and details of the GayBiProstate Study with Dr. Alicia Morgans. He explains the GayBiProstate study was developed for a patient population which is historically under studied when it comes to quality of life. The study focuses on sexual function of gay and bisexual patients ages 18-75 with a history of prostate cancer who have re...

Maelstrom: The Metabolic Syndrome in Men - Jeannette Potts

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(Length of Discussion: 23 min) Dr. Jeannette Potts, a private practice physician specializing in holistic care for men suffering from chronic pelvic pain, presents the topic “Maelstrom”, and the metabolic syndrome in men. Dr. Potts speaks to the incidence of metabolic syndrome and its growth in the USA and abroad. Many unhealthy habits and abnormal health parameters are associated with MetS, which...

Seeking a Diagnosis with a Rising PSA - Jelle Barentsz

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(Length of discussion - 9 minutes) Dr. Jelle Barentsz provides his perspective on treating a patient with a rising PSA and is seeking diagnosis options. During this discussion held at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2017 conference, he shares that he would not recommend a 12-core systematic biopsy because it is not targeted. 40% of patients with a trans-rectal ultrasound guided (T...

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

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(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...

Role of MRI in Men on Active Surveillance - Laurence Klotz

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(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...

SpaceOAR® Hydrogel Application Video -Marcio Fagundes

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SpaceOAR ® System Application with Dr. Fagundes (Full Procedure) (Length of video - 10 minutes) Dr. Marcio Fagundes, Medical Director and Vice Chair at Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, presents the technique to inject SpaceOAR ® or hydrogel between the prostate and the rectum via a transfer needle approach. The full procedure is demonstrated starting with pre-application pre...

Discussion on the AQUARiUS and EXCAAPE studies- Thomas Keane

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(Length of discussion ~ 13 minutes) Thomas Keane, MD reviews three state of the art presentations from the 2017 European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) meeting. Dr. Keane highlights the AQUARiUS study presented by Antoine Thiery-Vuillemin who overviewed the initial results from this patient reported outcomes (PROs) study among men receiving either abiraterone + prednisone or enzalutamide. The...