Prostate Cancer Management: Introduction and Overview

Panelists: Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, Urology Associates, PC; Steve Dobbs, Urologic Associates of Oklahoma; Bryan A. Mehlhaff, MD, Oregon Urology Institute; Daniel R. Saltzstein, MD, Urology San Antonio Research;
Neal D. Shore, MD, Atlantic Urology Clinics
Published Online: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
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In the first installment of the series, the moderator, Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, provides an overview of the prostate cancer treatment continuum and introduces the panel, which includes: Steve Dobbs, Bryan A. Mehlhaff, MD, Neal D. Shore, MD, and Daniel R. Saltzstein, MD.

This panel discussion seeks to address a range of challenges facing the treatment of men with prostate cancer. Panelist will discuss a range of topics, from data on the many new treatments for prostate cancer to reimbursement and other practice management issues.

Concepcion provides a summary of the current treatment continuum for men with prostate cancer. He explains that androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is still used as the early treatment for advancing prostate cancer in patients who have failed definitive therapy. In general, ADT lowers androgen levels and stops the growth of prostate cancer cells. However, patients will eventually fail ADT, which manifests in a raise in PSA levels. Following the failure of hormonal therapy, urologists have traditionally referred patients to medical oncologists.
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Episode 1 Prostate Cancer Management: Introduction and Overview
Episode 2 Managing ADT-Associated Skeletal-Related Events
Episode 3 Immunotherapy in Advanced Prostate Cancer, Part I
Episode 4 Immunotherapy in Advanced Prostate Cancer, Part II
Episode 5 NCCN Guidelines for Advanced Prostate Cancer
Episode 6 Treatments for Post-Docetaxel Prostate Cancer, Part I
Episode 7 Treatments for Post-Docetaxel Prostate Cancer, Part II
Episode 8 Emerging Therapies in Prostate Cancer
Episode 9 Dr. Shore Reviews Emerging Therapies in Prostate Cancer
Episode 10 Management of Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer
Episode 11 Dr. Shore Discusses Therapy Combination in CRPC
Episode 12 Dr. Shore on the Management of Patients with CRPC
Episode 13 Reimbursement Issues in Prostate Cancer, Part I
Episode 14 Reimbursement Issues in Prostate Cancer, Part II
Episode 15 Revenue Opportunities and GPOs for Urology Groups
Episode 16 Dr. Shore on Current Clinical Trial Challenges in CRPC
Episode 17 Effective Management of Prostate Cancer Conclusion
Expert Panelists
Raoul S. Concepcion

Raoul S. Concepcion, MD

Moderator
Editor-in-Chief,
Urologists in Cancer Care
Director of Clinical Research
Urologic Surgeon
Urology Associates, PC
Nashville, TN
 

Steve Dobbs

CEO, Urologic Associates of Oklahoma,
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Bryan A. Mehlhaff, MD

Principal Investigator, Division of Clinical Research, Oregon Urology Institute, Springfield, Oregon
 

Neal D. Shore, MD

Director, CPI, Carolina Urologic Research Center, Grand Strand Urology/Atlantic Urology Clinics, Myrtle Beach,
South Carolina

Daniel R. Saltzstein, MD

Medical Director, Urology San Antonio Research, San Antonio, Texas
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