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A Virtual Town Meeting for Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients and Their Loved Ones 

Sunday, April 10, 2016
Online From Robert H. Lurie Comrehensive Cancer Center
Chicago, Illinois

An online audience of advanced prostate cancer patients and their caregivers joined us virtually for a recent webcast from Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center in Chicago to hear the latest treatment and research news, inspiring stories of people living well with advanced prostate cancer, tips for effective communication with a healthcare team and more.

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Advice for Managing Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment Side Effects

Advanced prostate cancer experts, Drs. William Catalona and Russell Szmulewitz, and Judith Paice, PhD, RN, discuss the management of disease-related side effects.


Why Should Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients Consider a Clinical Trial?

Drs. William Catalona and Russell Szmulewitz discuss the value and reasoning behind participation in clinical trials for men with advanced prostate cancer.


Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer With Immunotherapy

Drs. William Catalona and Russell Szmulewitz discuss immunotherapy for the advanced prostate cancer patient.


Advanced Prostate Cancer: An Overview of Hormonal Therapy

Dr. Russell Szmulewitz of the University of Chicago Medical Center gives a short description of the endocrinology of prostate cancer and an overview of hormonal therapy.


The Role of Testing in Advanced Prostate Cancer

Drs. William Catalona and Russell Szmulewitz discuss the need for PSA testing as well as the role of genetic testing after a prostate cancer diagnosis.


Understanding Advanced Prostate Cancer

Andrew Schorr sits down with Drs. William Catalona and Russell Szmulewitz to better understand advanced prostate cancer.


Ralph Wozniak: Don’t Get Depressed, Get Informed

Andrew Schorr interviews 10+ years advanced prostate cancer survivor and patient advocate, Ralph Wozniak.


Where Are We Now With Advanced Prostate Cancer Research?

Dr. Russell Szmulewitz and Andrew Schorr discuss the latest updates in the field of prostate cancer research.


Advances in Understanding Prostate Cancer

Andrew Schorr interviews one of the renowned leaders in the field of urology, Dr. William Catalona, Director of the Clinical Prostate Cancer Program at the Lurie Cancer Center.


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Guest Presenters

Professor of Urology; Director of the Clinical Prostate Cancer Program

Associate Director, Genitourinary Oncology Program; Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Chicago Medical Center

Director of the Cancer Pain Program, Division of Hematology-Oncology; Research Professor of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine

Chief Executive Officer

Patient Advocate


Host, Patient Power Co-Founder, Two-Time Cancer Survivor and Patient Advocate

This virtual town meeting was sponsored by the Patient Empowerment Network through educational grants from Astellas, Medivation, Inc. and Sanofi. It was produced by Patient Power in partnership with the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and Us TOO International.

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