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Prostatepedia features informal conversations with doctors, patients, and activists about prostate cancer about prostate cancer. Each month they tackle a different topic facing prostate cancer patients today—from how imaging has impacted treatment to dealing with erectile dysfunction after radiation or surgery to the evolving field of immunotherapy.

Prostatepedia Magazine (quarterly) and the weekly Prostatepedia Digests are now part of NASPCC, beginning with this month's August magazine issue.

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Second Annual Patient Conference on Prostate Cancer

June 6, 2020, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location TBA

The Steering Committee has decided to postpone this event until early Fall. We will post the new date here as soon as it is available. 

The day-long event will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area, at a venue to be announced. Co-sponsored by The California Prostate Cancer Coalition (CPCC) and The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center


Last year's conference...

The 2019 Patient Cancer Conference on Prostate Cancer

"Using Current and Cutting-Edge Information to Help Make Informed Decisions"

June 8, 2019

The California Prostate Cancer Coalition (CPCC) and the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center of UCSF proudly presented The 2019 Patient Conference on Prostate Cancer in Cole Hall on the UCSF Campus, in San Francisco, on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The conference was for patients, caregivers, health care providers and all those interested in information and tools to make informed decisions in prostate cancer.

A stellar faculty included Eric Small, MD; Peter Carroll, MD, MPH; Matt Cooperberg, MD, MPH; Mack Roach III, MD; Felix Feng, MD; Rahul Aggarwal, MD; June Chan, ScD; Leonard Marks, MD; Joseph Scherger, MD, MPH, Thomas Hope, MD, and many others presented during the day-long Conference.

Use this link to access the archived recordings of the sessions


Topics included:

  • Prostate Cancer Basics
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Immunology
  • Clinical Trials
  • ABCs of Androgen Deprivation Therapy
  • Low-Risk Disease and Active Surveillance
  • Treatment of Metastatic and Non-Metastatic Disease
  • Systemic Therapy
  • Imaging
  • Diet and Exercise
  • Managing Side Effects, Access to Care
  • Intimacy and Sexual Function

Effective Shared Decision-Making requires that the patient and his doctor be INFORMED in order to make the best decisions. This Conference will help patients become informed so that they can think about their care, discuss their case with their doctors and others, and join in effective informed decision-making.

See links to Conference agenda, flyer and program below.


California Prostate Cancer Coalition

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center



Download this file (AgendaCPCC-UCSF-Final.pdf)Conference Agenda[ ]105 kB
Download this file (CPCCUCSF-2019Program.pdf)CPCCUCSF-2019Program.pdf[2019 Conf Brochure - PDF]1333 kB
Download this file (Flyer-PC-Conf-June-2019.pdf)PC Conference Flyer[ ]293 kB