Adam S. Kibel, MD, presented “Surgery versus Radiation Therapy – A Surgeon’s Perspective” during the Jackson Hole Seminars on January 30, 2019 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

How to cite: Kibel, Adam S. “Surgery versus Radiation Therapy – A Surgeon’s Perspective” January 30, 2019. Accessed [date today].

Surgery versus Radiation Therapy – A Surgeon’s Perspective – Summary

Adam S. Kibel, MD, argues that the preponderance of evidence shows surgery outperforming radiation therapy when treating prostate cancer patients. He discusses the randomized data still needed to accurately compare these two treatments and multiple case series and a meta-analysis that favor surgery in terms of overall survival, as well as the benefit of surgery in terms of providing an opportunity for optimal staging and subsequent treatment.

About the Ralph E. Hopkins Urology Seminar 

The Ralph E. Hopkins Urology Seminar, or Jackson Hole Seminars (JHS), is a multi-day conference that focuses on patient safety and cutting-edge updates in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of urologic conditions. The topics discussed include urologic cancers, stone disease, urologic reconstruction, female urology, infertility, emerging surgical techniques, and general urology. In addition to didactic expert lectures, this conference features unique interactive critique panel. Dr. Kibel presented this lecture during the 39th Annual JHS. Please visit this page in order to register for future JHS meetings.