At the premier prostate cancer conference in the Northwest for patients and their families, with support from the Vancouver Prostate Centre’s Prostate Cancer Supportive Care (PCSC) Program and the Prostate Cancer Foundation BC, the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, in conjunction with the University of Washington School of Medicine and the University of British Columbia, brought together the foremost experts on prostate cancer to present and discuss the latest findings regarding prostate cancer treatment, prevention, survivorship and scientific progress. Over 80 participants attended the meeting in Vancouver which provided a state-of-the-art update on:
  • prevention and early detection of prostate cancer
  • treatment of localized prostate cancer
  • medical management of advanced prostate cancer
  • current status of knowledge about the role of nutrition in prostate cancer
  • recent scientific progress and a survey of current clinical trials likely to change the standard of care in the coming years
  • the challenges of coping with a diagnosis of prostate cancer and sexuality in prostate cancer survivors
  • the role of exercise in prostate cancer