Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, FACS

Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, FACS

The Comprehensive Prostate Center

Nashville, TN

Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, FACS, is the current Director of The Comprehensive Prostate Center in Nashville, TN, and also has an appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor of Urology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He served as a resident in General Surgery and Urology at Vanderbilt from 1984 to 1990. Dr. Concepcion’s clinical interests revolve around advanced prostate and bladder cancer management. He is a past president of LUGPA and, along with two other urologists, founded CUSP, a urologic research consortium in the United States. Additionally, he serves as the Chief Urologic Clinical Officer for Integra Connect (West Palm Beach, FL) and is the current editor for Urologists in Cancer Care.

Articles by Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, FACS

New Considerations for Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer

Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, FACS, discusses the management of patients with oligometastatic prostate cancer. Currently, there is no standard definition of what defines oligometastatic.  Additionally, questions remain about the handling of the primary tumor in this setting, as well as whether therapy directed at the primary has a long term benefit in overall survival.

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AR-V7 Predicts Response in CRPC

Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, FACS, emphasizes the need for more effective biomarkers when determining adequate treatment for patients with castrate-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Concurrently, he compares the findings of studies exploring various options, including the AR-V7 splice variant.

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