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Evolving Treatment Concepts and New Data in Advanced Prostate Cancer

STATEMENT OF NEED Prostate cancer is the most common tumor type affecting men in the United States. It is estimated that 268,490 new cases were diagnosed and that 34,500 people died of prostate cancer in 2022 (Siegel et al, 2022). Prostate cancer alone accounts for 27% of all cancer diagnoses in men (ACS, 2022). To optimize outcomes for patients with prostate cancer, it is critical for health care providers to be familiar with the most recent evidence on therapy selection, biomarker testing...
i3 Health

Mitigating Disparities in Prostate Cancer Care: Strategies to Promote Equitable Care Across the Continuum

TARGET AUDIENCE This activity is designed specifically for oncologists, advanced practice providers, and other members of the healthcare team who serve patients from rural and underserved communities. PROGRAM OVERVIEW Prostate cancer is among the most common cancers in the United States. In rural and underserved areas of the country, patients with prostate cancer often have poor outcomes due to limited access to care, lack of subspecialists, and long travel distances to treatment centers. I...
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and RME Collaborative

Addressing Health Care Disparities and Improving Patient Outcomes in Prostate Cancer: Expert Perspectives on Optimizing ADT

Prostate cancer is the leading cause of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the United States. Medical androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is the standard of care for advanced prostate cancer but may be associated with a broad range of adverse effects. Increased risk of cardiovascular (CV) events is among the most serious, as CV disease is the most common non-cancer cause of death in prostate cancer patients. Although evidence-based guidelines on ADT selection and CV r...
University of Cincinnati

Nursing Management of Bone Health in Patients with Cancer

Once it has metastasized to the skeletal system, cancer often negatively affects bone health, leading to pain, fractures, hypercalcemia, and nerve compression. This online activity reviews interventions to reduce morbodity and mortality of bone complications in patients with cancer. STATEMENT OF NEED Advanced-stage cancers, including lung, breast, prostate, and multiple myeloma, can have a detrimental effect on bone health (Coleman, Croucher et al, 2020). Once cancer spreads to the skel...
i3 Health

Office Practice of Primary Care Medicine 2024 - LIVE STREAMING

The Comprehensive 2024 Update on Office-Based Primary Care Medicine Taught Live Online by Harvard Medical School's Leading Clinical Faculty Office Practice of Primary Care Medicine will be held online this year, using live streaming, electronic Q&A, and other remote learning technologies. OVERVIEW Office Practice of Primary Care Medicine provides comprehensive reviews of the most important recent advances impacting primary care medicine and guidance to assimilate these changes...
Harvard Medical School

New Vistas in Prostate Cancer Imaging (Streaming Online & USB Drive)

As the need to identify and treat prostate cancer increases, imaging is a critical tool in its diagnosis, staging and surveillance. New Vistas in Prostate Cancer Imaging is designed to help radiologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists and urologists master this continually evolving technology. This activity analyzes the two most promising imaging modalities for prostate cancer: multiparametric MRI and PSMA PET/CT. Essential concepts and multiple cases in both modalities are reviewed throug...
Meetings By Mail®

Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Update

The Mid East Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging’s historic 50th Annual Conference presents nuclear medicine’s latest trends, advances and procedures. Adapted for the enduring material audience, Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Update features a dozen faculty members presenting this specialty’s impact on imaging, cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, oncology, rheumatology, pediatrics and much more. Practice enhancements and professional development w...
Meetings By Mail®

WEBINAR: MEN AND COVID SEVERITY - New Research that Links Them ... What Are the Implications?

Pharmacists/Technicians will have a better understanding of why men suffered more severely from COVID-19 than women, and what that can mean in other acute, viral conditions. Pharmacists will be better equipped to discuss the relative health risks/benefits of testosterone in cardiovascular disease and prostate cancer.  Thus, the pharmacist/technician will be able to engage with and educate both physicians and patients on the information discussed regarding testosterone. The American College...
American College of Apothecaries

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