Ryan P. Terlecki, MD, presented “Urinary Health Issues Following Treatment for Prostate Cancer​” during the 30th Annual International Prostate Cancer Update on January 23rd, 2020 in Beaver Creek, Colorado.

How to cite: Terlecki, Ryan P. Urinary Health Issues Following Treatment for Prostate Cancer” January 23rd, 2020. Accessed May 2022. https://grandroundsinurology.com/urinary-health-issues-following-prostate-cancer-treatment/

Urinary Health Issues Following Treatment for Prostate Cancer – Summary:

Ryan P. Terlecki, MD, Vice Chair and Associate Professor of Urology, as well as Director of the Men’s Health Clinic at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, discusses the relative incidence of urinary issues following primary and salvage prostate cancer therapies including radical prostatectomy, radiation therapy, and salvage cryotherapy.  He goes on to describe challenges to urinary health for patients undergoing treatment, proposes language for counseling patients pre and post-operatively, as well as highlighting effective treatment options for various types of urinary issues.

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

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