When is intermittent androgen deprivation therapy an option in advanced prostate cancer?

Speaker: Dr. Nicholas Power
Original Date: Tuesday October 13, 2015
 

Join Dr. Nicholas Power as he presents "When is intermittent androgen deprivation therapy an option in advanced prostate cancer?"
 
Overview:
During this webinar, you'll learn about:

  • Understand the rationale for intermittent androgen deprivation therapy(IADT) in men with advanced prostate cancer
  • Determine which men should/should not be considered for IADT
  • Describe prognostic factors in patients undergoing IADT
  • Discuss a practical approach to the use of IADT in clinical practice

Speaker – Dr. Nicholas Power

Dr. Nicholas Power completed his undergraduate training at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB and the University of Bristol, England where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree focusing on medical genetics, clinical pharmacology and biochemistry. He went on to complete medical school and urology residency at Dalhousie University, and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in 2009. He subsequently completed a urologic oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer in New York where he trained with many of the world’s leading urology cancer specialists. He completed clinical and translational research focusing on kidney, prostate, and urothelial cancers. He trained in robotic, laparoscopic and open techniques of managing urologic malignancies while in New York.

Dr. Power has presented at national and international urology meetings and has coauthored several peer reviewed research articles. His current clinical focus is on the multimodal treatment of kidney and testis cancer. His research interests include both clinical and translational investigation in the field of urologic oncology. Dr. Power is an assistant professor at the University of Western Ontario and is based out of Victoria Hospital.

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