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BackTable / Urology / Podcast / Episode #155

Managing Biochemical Recurrence After Prostatectomy

with Dr. James Eastham

In this episode of BackTable Urology, Dr. James Eastham, chief of urology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses evolving approaches and treatments in prostate cancer.

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BackTable, LLC (Producer). (2024, March 5). Ep. 155 – Managing Biochemical Recurrence After Prostatectomy [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://www.backtable.com

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Podcast Contributors

Dr. James Eastham discusses Managing Biochemical Recurrence After Prostatectomy on the BackTable 155 Podcast

Dr. James Eastham

Dr. James Eastham is a urologic surgeon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

Dr. Aditya Bagrodia discusses Managing Biochemical Recurrence After Prostatectomy on the BackTable 155 Podcast

Dr. Aditya Bagrodia

Dr. Aditya Bagrodia is an associate professor of urology and genitourinary oncology team leader at UC San Diego Health in California and adjunct professor of urology at UT Southwestern.

Synopsis

First, he discusses topics such as patient preparation, pre-treatment discussions, and individualized treatment options based on the patient's risk levels. Dr. Eastham also summarizes crucial advancements in testing and imaging prostate cancers, including the use of genetic and biochemical markers, like PSA levels. Additionally, he emphasizes how advances in radiation therapy have improved treatment outcomes and patient experiences. Finally, Dr. Eastham emphasizes the need for consistent monitoring and communication with patients during and post-treatment.

Timestamps

00:00 - Introduction
06:24 - Treatment Strategies and Patient Preferences
11:30 - Exploring the Role of Imaging in Prostate Cancer Treatment
18:29 - Dealing with Persistently Detectable PSA and Pre-op Staging
27:48 - Understanding Prostate Cancer Recurrence
36:08 - The Role of PSA Doubling Time in Treatment Decisions
43:34 - The Future of Personalized Medicine and Genomic Classifiers in Prostate Cancer
52:42 - The Importance of Patient Education and Preparation

Resources

Decipher Prostate by Veracyte:
https://www.veracyte.com/decipher-prostate/

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