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Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer: SERIES B

The following 16 videos were recorded in Los Angeles, California, in September 2009, at the annual prostate cancer symposium of the Prostate Cancer Research Institute (PCRI) with the kind permission and cooperation of PCRI:

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with Mark Scholtz, MD. Dr. Scholtz is a community-based medical oncologist practicing in Los Angeles, CA. He specializes exclusively in the treatment of men with prostate cancer. He is also a co-founder, a member of the Board of Directors, and the Executive Director of the Prostate Cancer Research Institute (PCRI).

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with Mark Moyad, MD. Dr. Moyad is a professor of preventive and alternative medicine at the University of Michigan, and an acknowledged authority on the roles of diet, supplements, and other forms of integrative care in the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer.

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with Duke Bahn, MD. Dr. Bahn is a community radiologist practicing in Ventura, CA, where he specializes in advanced forms of ultrasound and cryotherapy and their application to prostate cancer. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Prostate Cancer Research Institute (PCRI).

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with David Heber, MD. Dr. Heber is the Director of the Center for Human Nutrition at the University of California, Los Angeles. One of his special interests is the relationships between nutrition and cancer, and he has over 20 years of experience in this field.

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with John Blasko, MD. Dr. Blasko is a long-time proponent for and investigator of the use of brachytherapy for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. He is a radiation oncologist based in Seattle, WA.

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with Lisa Chaiken, MD. Dr. Chaiken is a community-based radiation oncologist who practices in Santa Monica, California. She talks about some of the recent developments in the roles of radiation therapy in the treatment of localized and progressive prostate cancer.

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with Stanley Brosnan, MD. Dr. Brosnan is a urologic oncologist in community practice in Santa Monica, CA. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Prostate Cancer Research Institute (PCRI).

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with Charles (“Snuffy”) Myers, MD. Dr. Myers is a fee for counsel medical oncologist, a prostate cancer patient, and founder of the American Institute for Diseases of the Prostate. He practices in Earlysville, VA, where he tries to keep prostate cancer patients alive with the least damage.

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with John Mulhall, MD. Dr. John Mulhall of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute talks about the relationship between prostate cancer treatment and erectile dysfunction and current mechanisms to manage the potential effects of treatment and optimize post-treatment erectile functionality.

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with Arthur Lurvey, MD. Dr. Lurvey is a member of the board of directors of the Prostate Cancer Research Institute and the California Prostate Cancer Coalition. He is also a medical director with a major California-based Medicare contractor. We asked Dr. Lurvey for his personal opinions on the current strategies for the prevention, diagnosis, and management of prostate cancer.

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with Lyle LaRosh. Lyle LaRosh was the winner of the 2009 Harry Pinchot Award for outstanding prostate cancer patient advocacy and support. He talks about the work of the Informed Prostate Cancer Group, based in San Diego, California, and the importance of providing neutral and unbiased guidance, particularly for newly diagnosed patients.

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with Chuck Maack. Chuck Maack is a long-time prostate cancer patient, educator, and advocate with progressive disease who was first diagnosed in 1992. He lives in Wichita, KS, where he has been a co-founder and a highly active member of the Wichita chapter of Us TOO International.

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with Ralph Valle. Ralph Valle is a long-time prostate cancer survivor and support group leader based in Phoenix, AZ, from where he provides information and support for patients around the world.

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with Betty Gallo. Betty Gallo is the founder of the Dean and Betty Gallo Prostate Cancer Center at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey and a co-founder of Women Against Prostate Cancer. Since the death of her husband, former Congressman Dean Gallo, Betty has been a passionate advocate for national funding of prostate cancer awareness and research.

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with Robert Hess. Robert Hess is the founder and director of the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project, which is focused on making sure that in the future no man gets initially diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.

Let’s Talk About Prostate Cancer … with William (“Bill”) Cavanaugh. Bill Cavanaugh is director of research and education for the Prostate Cancer Research Institute (PCRI) in Los Angeles, CA. He has extensive prior experience in the development of immunotherapeutic options for the treatment of prostate cancer.

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