Martin E. Gleave, MD, FRCSC, FACS, discusses his views on improving advanced prostate cancer treatment approaches. Specifically, he emphasizes methods that integrate various treatment options beyond surgical castration and androgen deprivation therapy (ADT).Read More
Martin Gleave, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Vancouver Prostate Centre
Dr. Gleave (CM, MD, FRCSC, FACS) is a clinician-scientist and urologic surgeon. His major research focus involves the study of cellular and molecular mechanisms mediating progression of prostate cancer to its lethal stage of androgen independence, and use of this information to develop integrated multimodality therapies that specifically target these mechanisms. Dr Gleave established a role for clusterin as a cancer-related cell survival protein involved in treatment resistance and developed an inhibitor, designated OGX-011, which improved efficacy of hormone- and chemo-therapies in prostate and other cancer models. He is the scientific founder of OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Inc. and a Member of the Order of Canada.