Prostate Cancer Screening and Detection: A Clinical Update



About this Webinar

Date: Friday, October 26, 2012

Author: Liou, Louis S., MD, PhD
Cambridge Health Alliance
Somerville, MA

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Category: Webinar

Description: Louis S. Liou, MD, PhD discusses clinical best practices and the guidelines offered by professional organizations related to the use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) for prostate cancer screening as well as potential future biomarkers that can aid in prostate cancer diagnosis and/or prognosis.

Learning objectives — at the conclusion of this program participants will be able to:

• Communicate current guidelines, best practices, and recommendations regarding active surveillance for prostate cancer
• Discuss the clinical utility of PSA and its derivatives, as well as recent clinical studies regarding the appropriate utilization of PSA testing in various patient populations
• Describe new and emerging biomarkers that might help address the need for improved surveillance and diagnosis of disease aggressiveness