Interdisciplinary Prostate Cancer Congress | Conference

Studies of Second-Line Immunotherapies in Bladder Cancer Hold Promise

March 16th 2015

With no major advances in survival in bladder cancer in more than 30 years, interest is high in the potential to deploy immunotherapeutic approaches in this setting.

Gomella Discusses Optimizing Sipuleucel-T in mCRPC

March 16th 2015

In an interview with OncLive, Leonard G. Gomella discusses the benefits, limitations, and considerations of sipuleucel-T for patients with prostate cancer.

Dr. Benson on Challenges of Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer

March 16th 2015

Mitchell Benson, MD, the Herbert and Florence Irving Professor at Columbia University Medical Center, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, discusses potential issues with active surveillance for patients with intermediate-risk prostate cancer.

Dr. Dreicer on Sequencing Therapies for Patients with Prostate Cancer

March 16th 2015

Robert Dreicer, MD, MS, FACP, FASCO, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, discusses sequencing therapies in prostate cancer.

PD-1 Pathway Combos Lead the Way in RCC Immunotherapy

March 16th 2015

The prospects for combining anti–PD-1 pathway agents with other checkpoint blockade inhibitors or with agents that target angiogenesis are among the most promising immunotherapy approaches under development for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

Dr. Higano on Radium-223 for mCRPC

March 16th 2015

Celestia S. Higano, MD, FACP, professor of medicine and urology, University of Washington, discusses radium-223 chloride and its efficacy for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

Making Sense of the Prostate Cancer Screening Debate

March 14th 2015

Leonard G. Gomella, MD, told attendees at the 8th Annual IPCC that the decision to screen or not to screen for prostate cancer boiled down to "using common sense, shared decision making, and choosing the right patients to screen."

Proceed With Caution Is the Message on Active Surveillance

March 14th 2015

Physicians should engage in careful patient selection before recommending active surveillance for prostate cancer, according to Mitchell C. Benson, MD.

Noted Astronaut Addresses Importance of Teamwork at Prostate Congress

March 14th 2015

In a similar fashion as astronauts, physicians can mitigate risks and improve outcomes with advanced planning and teamwork, four-time space shuttle commander Tom Henricks said during his keynote address at the Interdisciplinary Prostate Cancer Congress.

Dr. Richard Stock on Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer

March 14th 2015

Richard Stock, MD, a professor of radiation oncology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, talks about brachytherapy and its benefits for patients with prostate cancer.

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