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THE PR ♂ STATE NET Prostate Cancer Patient Symposium. Brian A. Stone MD, FACS President, Jasper Urology Associates Baptist Health Systems of Alabama. Welcome. Program Objectives. Give you a better understanding of the PSA test. Help you with treatment decision making.

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the pr state net prostate cancer patient symposium

THE PR♂STATE NETProstate Cancer Patient Symposium

Brian A. Stone MD, FACS

President, Jasper Urology Associates

Baptist Health Systems of Alabama

program objectives
Program Objectives
  • Give you a better understanding of the PSA test.
  • Help you with treatment decision making.
  • Better understanding of maintaining good quality of life after prostate cancer treatment.
  • Managing advanced prostate cancer.
  • Provide an update on new treatment options for advanced disease.
  • Using the internet to gather information.
  • Understanding possible prostate cancer prevention options.
psa testing is there an answer
PSA Testing: Is There An Answer?
  • Of the current early detection recommendations, what do you recommend for the confused patient?
  • Are you concerned about the position of US Preventative Services Task Force on prostate cancer early detection?
  • Which guidelines due you support and why?
prostate cancer treatment what s best for you
Prostate Cancer Treatment:What’s Best for You?
  • Do you feel that robot assisted radical prostatectomy is the better surgical option & why?
  • Is cryoablation a “first line” treatment option in certain patients?
  • What is your position on HIFU?
  • What is the difference between the “cyberknife” delivery system and IMRT?
restoring quality of life managing se s pain control
Restoring Quality of Life:Managing SE’s / Pain Control
  • What is the best method for managing “hot flashes”?
  • Is there a role for “alternative” medical therapies?
  • How safe is testosterone replacement in patients with no evidence of active disease?
advanced stage disease
Advanced Stage Disease
  • Do you believe that intermittent hormone therapy is viable approach in certain patients?
  • What is your position on the timing of hormone therapy? (immediate vs. delayed?)
  • How do you manage patients who “break through” Taxotere therapy? What options do they have?
emerging treatment protocols
Emerging Treatment Protocols
  • Do you believe that Provenge is a viable treatment option?
  • In lay terms what is the difference between immunotherapy and genetic therapy?
become your own advocate
Become Your Own Advocate
  • What should a patient do if they are “under insured” and chose a treatment that is not covered?
  • What services are available to patients who are self pay or only have Medicaid?
using the internet
Using the Internet
  • What are the most “credible” sources of information on prostate cancer?
prevention strategies
Prevention Strategies
  • Should all men take a 5ARI based on the results of the REDUCE trial?
  • What natural prevention methods would you recommend to our audience?
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