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.
- Prostate Cancer Basics
- Genetics and Genomics
- Clinical Trials
- ABCs of Androgen Deprivation Therapy
- Low-Risk Disease and Active Surveillance
- Treatment of Metastatic and Non-Metastatic Disease
- Systemic Therapy
- 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.