Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH, presented “Sarcopenia in the Prostate Cancer Patient” during the 30th Annual International Prostate Cancer Update on January 23rd, 2020 in Beaver Creek, Colorado.

How to cite: Moyad, Mark A. Sarcopenia in the Prostate Cancer Patient” January 23rd, 2020. Accessed Jul 2020. https://grandroundsinurology.com/sarcopenia-in-the-prostate-cancer-patient​​/

Sarcopenia in the Prostate Cancer Patient – Summary:

Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH, the Jenkins/Pokempner Director of Complementary/Alternative Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical Center in the Department of Urology, discusses the consequences of androgen-deprivation therapy-related skeletal muscle loss. He goes on to discuss the prevalence of sarcopenia in prostate cancer patients, the clinical studies demonstrating the efficacy of incorporating exercise for the prevention or mitigation of sarcopenia, as well as the benefits and limitations of diet and over the counter supplements for the prevention of sarcopenia.

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. Moyad delivered this educational activity during the 30th iteration of the meeting in January 2020.

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