James A. Eastham, MD

James A. Eastham, MD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

New York, NY

James A. Eastham, MD, is Professor and Chief of the Urology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Dr. Eastham received his medical degree from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in urology at Los Angeles County – University of Southern California Medical Center. He went on to complete a fellowship in urologic oncology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Prior to his appointment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Eastham was an assistant and associate professor in the Department of Urology at Louisiana State University in Shreveport and Chief of Urology at Overton-Brooks Veterans Administration Medical Center in Louisiana.
Dr. Eastham’s research has focused on the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer, with a particular interest in improving oncologic and quality-of-life outcomes after radical prostatectomy. He has authored or co-authored over 200 articles which have appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of Urology, the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Urology, and Transplantation. In addition, he has authored numerous book chapters, reviews, monographs, and abstracts. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of several professional societies including the American Urologic Association, the Society of Urologic Oncology, and Societé Internationale D’Urologie.

Articles by James A. Eastham, MD

Vascular Targeted Photodynamic Therapy for Prostate Tumors

Dr. James A. Eastham presented “Vascular Targeted Photodynamic Therapy for Prostate Tumors” at the 27th annual International Prostate Cancer Update meeting on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Keywords: prostate cancer, vascular targeted photodynamic therapy, focal therapy, Gleason Score, ablation How to cite: Eastham, James A. “Vascular Targeted Photodynamic Therapy for Prostate Tumors”. January 25, 2017. Accessed Dec 2017. https://grandroundsinurology.com/vascular-targeted-photodynamic-therapy-prostate-tumors   Transcript Vascular Targeted Photodynamic Therapy for Prostate Tumors I will be talking about another energy source if you will of providing ablation of prostate tissue. This is vascular targeted photodynamic therapy. I will start with one of two questions, so which of the following...

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Radical Prostatectomy: Management of the Primary From Localized to Oligometastatic Disease

Dr. Eastham presented “Radical Prostatectomy: Management of the Primary From Localized to Oligometastatic Disease.”at the 26th International Prostate Cancer Update on Thursday, January 21, 2016.   Keywords: prostate cancer, radical prostatectomy How to cite: Eastham, James A. “Radical Prostatectomy: Management of the Primary From Localized to Oligometastatic Disease.” Grand Rounds in Urology. January 21, 2016. Dec 2017. https://grandroundsinurology.com/radical-prostatectomy-management. Transcript Radical Prostatectomy: Management of the Primary From Localized to Oligometastatic Disease I’ll be talking about the role of radical prostatectomy and prostate cancer, and we’re going to go all the way from primary treatment, from localized, to oligometastatic disease, in this I have nothing...

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