Leonard G. Gomella, MD, presented “Bone Metastases and Mortality: Can We Be Doing More?” during the 29th Annual International Prostate Cancer Update on January 26, 2019 in Beaver Creek, Colorado.
How to cite: Gomella, Leonard G. “Bone Metastases and Mortality: Can We Be Doing More?” January 26, 2019. Accessed Apr 2020. https://grandroundsinurology.com/bone-metastases-and-mortality-can-we-be-doing-more/
Bone Metastases and Mortality: Can We Be Doing More – Summary:
Leonard G. Gomella, MD, FACS, discusses bone health issues in advanced prostate cancer, specifically diagnosing, preventing, and treating osteoporosis associated with the use of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). He reviews the morbidity and mortality of bone metastases, as well as the role of bone antiresorptive therapy and radium-223 in decreasing skeletal-related events in these patients.
About the International Prostate Cancer Update
The International Prostate Cancer Update (IPCU) is an annual, multi-day CME conference focused on prostate cancer treatment updates. The conference’s faculty consists of international experts, and the event caters to urologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and other healthcare professionals. Topics encompass prostate cancer management, from diagnosis to treating advanced and metastatic disease. Dr. Gomella presented this lecture during the 29th IPCU in 2019. Please visit this page in order to learn more about future IPCU meetings.