E. David Crawford, MD, presented “Next Generation Biomarkers – As Reflex, Combination, or First Line?” during the 30th Annual International Prostate Cancer Update on January 23rd, 2020 in Beaver Creek, Colorado.

How to cite: Crawford, E. David. “Next Generation Biomarkers – As Reflex, Combination, or First Line?” January 23rd, 2020. Accessed Jun 2020. https://grandroundsinurology.com/next-generation-biomarkers-as-reflex-combination-or-first-line​/

Next Generation Biomarkers – As Reflex, Combination, or First Line? – Summary:

E. David Crawford, MD, Editor-in-Chief of Grand Rounds in Urology and Professor of Urology at University of California, San Diego, gives his expertise on next generation biomarkers in prostate cancer screening. Firstly, Dr. Crawford qualifies the new standard of PSA >1.5 ng/mL, specifically how it aids in early detection of disease and acts as a surrogate for BPH, prostate cancer, and prostatitis. Following this, Dr. Crawford reviews the clinical needs and genomic markers of prostate cancer. In conclusion, he describes his algorithm for PSA screening.

About The 30th 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. Dr. Crawford delivered this educational activity during the 30th iteration of the meeting in January 2020.

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