Christopher Brian Allard, MD, on Prostate Cancer Risk and Regular Aspirin Use
2016 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
Christopher Brian Allard, MD, of Brigham & Women's Hospital, reports on results of the Physicians’ Health Study, which showed that regular aspirin use decreased the risk of lethal prostate cancer in a cohort of American doctors (Abstract 306).
Fred Saad, MD, of the University of Montreal, summarizes in French his session on the latest treatment developments in prostate cancer, including the role of chemotherapy in hormone-sensitive disease.
David P. Dearnaley, MD, of The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, discusses the comparison, in this study, of hypofractionated high-dose IMRT schedules for prostate cancer (Abstract 2).
Dean F. Bajorin, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, summarizes a panel discussion on this important topic.
Bishoy M. Faltas, MD, of Weill Cornell Medical College, discusses his team’s work using whole exome sequencing, which may have important implications for selecting patients for immunotherapeutic approaches (Abstract 354).
Toni Choueiri, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, summarizes key points from a session he chaired on clear and non-clear cell renal cancer, including information on molecular genetics and its impact on treatment, how to treat patients with non-clear cell histology, and the best strategy for treating clear cell cancer.