Scott B. Sellinger, MD, FACS, presented “Bone Health and Non-Cardiovascular Side Effects of ADT” during the 34th International Prostate Cancer Update on February 12, 2024, in Vail, Colorado.

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How to cite: Sellinger, Scott B. Bone Health and Non-Cardiovascular Side Effects of ADT.” February 2024. Accessed Jul 2024.

Bone Health and Non-Cardiovascular Side Effects of ADT – Summary

Scott B. Sellinger, MD, FACS, addresses ADT’s impact on bone health and other non-cardiovascular side effects of the therapy. He begins by noting that men on ADT are at significant risk of bone fracture, and reviewing the mechanisms behind the increased bone loss and fracture risk in these patients.

Dr. Sellinger presents best practices for assessing and treating patients with increased risk of fracture. He discusses lifestyle interventions, vitamin supplements, and other therapies to prevent bone loss.

Dr. Sellinger concludes by touching on the non-cardiovascular side effects of ADT. He discusses best practices for combatting declines in mental, physical, and sexual health that result from ADT.


About The 34th Annual International Prostate Cancer Update:
The International Prostate Cancer Update (IPCU), founded in 1990, is a multi-day CME conference focused on prostate cancer treatment updates with expert, international faculty. It is led by expert physicians and is designed for urologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. The 34th iteration of the meeting occurred February 11-14, 2024 in Vail, Colorado. To view more educational presentations from IPCU 34, visit our collection page.


Scott B. Sellinger, MD, FACS, is president of Advanced Urology Institute in Tallahassee, Florida. He has been a partner at Southeastern Urological Center, now a division of Advanced Urology Institute, since 1991. Dr. Sellinger earned his medical degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville, prior to which he received his BS degree in chemistry from Syracuse University in New York. He completed his urology residency at the University of Florida and has lived in Tallahassee for over 32 years.

Dr. Sellinger was president of the Capital Medical Society in 2003 and served as president of the Florida Urological Society in 2005. In 2018, Dr. Sellinger served as president of the Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association (SESAUA). In 2019, he served as president of the American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU). In addition to his urology specific work, Dr. Sellinger has developed a special interest in risk management and prevention of medical errors and has lectured extensively on this subject. He is also interested in large group practice development and management. For several years, Dr. Sellinger has served on the board of Advanced Urology Institute (AUI) representing his care center in Tallahassee. In January 2021, he became the second president of AUI, now one of the largest independent urology practices in the United States. Dr. Sellinger currently chairs the Advanced Prostate Cancer (APC) committee and oversees seven APC clinics within AUI. Since 2015, he has also served on the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) Board of Directors, where he currently serves as President-Elect. At LUGPA, he is proud to represent over 2300 urologists by working to preserve and advance the independent practice of urology.