Testosterone and the Prostate

Speaker: Dr. Larry Goldenberg
Original Date: Tuesday October 6, 2015

Join Dr. Larry Goldenberg as he presents "Testosterone and the Prostate."
During this webinar, you'll learn about:

  • Testosterone is an important hormone for many aspects of male physiology
  • There is an intricate relationship between the hormone testosterone and prostate biology
  • Testosterone replacement therapy is a controversial topic
  • Giving testosterone to a man with known prostate cancer is not dangerous if done properly
  • The impact of moderately low testosterone levels on the prostate is a very different situation than the impact of hormone withdrawal therapy on cancer

Speaker – Dr. Larry Goldenberg, CM, OBC, MD, FRCSC, FACS. FCAHS

Dr Larry Goldenberg is a Professor in the Department of Urologic Sciences at UBC, holds the Stephen A. Jarislowski Chair in Urologic Sciences at VGH, the Mohammed Mohseni Chair in Men’s Health and is Director of Development and Supportive Care at the VPC. He completed a 14 year tenure as Head of the Department at UBC in July 2014.

He is a co-founder of the Canadian Urologic Oncology Group, and founding Director of the Vancouver Prostate Centre. In 2009 he created the Men’s Health Initiative of BC and in 2014 became the founding Chairman of the nation-wide Canadian Men’s Health Foundation. He has served as President of the Western Section of the AUA, the Canadian Urologic Association and the Northwest Urologic Society. He is an Honorary Member of the AUA and has received an AUA Distinguished Service Award.  He has been recognized for his contributions to Canadian health care by being appointed a member of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and being inducted into the Order of British Columbia and the Order of Canada.
Twitter:  @larrygoldenberg

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