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Androgen deprivation for prostate cancer: More than meets the eye

Presenter: Dr. Laurent Azoulay
Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Join Dr. Azoulay to learn more about:
  • The unintended effects of androgen deprivation therapy in the treatment of prostate cancer
  • This presentation will include the findings of four important studies conducted by Dr. Azoulay’s research team 

Dr. Laurent Azoulay's Biography:

Dr. Laurent Azoulay is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health and the Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology at McGill University, and a Senior Investigator at the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology of the Lady Davis Institute of the Jewish General Hospital. His CIHR-funded research program focuses on the association between certain medications and the risk of cancer, as well as assessing the safety of cancer treatments. He has published numerous studies assessing the safety of androgen deprivation therapy, several of which were published in top-tier journals. 

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About Expert Angle

Expert Angle is designed to expand our reach and address the many varied and complex questions that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis. These webinars will address topics important to men with prostate cancer along different points of the cancer care continuum and those within their circle of care as well as the general public and representatives from the clinical community.
The meetings are hosted using interactive on-line technology and feature leading experts in prostate cancer - making them accessible to anyone, regardless of their location, within Canada. The platform allows PCC to communicate directly with individuals in a variety of settings (i.e. in their homes, support group meetings, community centres) and geographic locations (i.e. urban, rural and remote locations) as well as measure engagement.   

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