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Rana R. McKay, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Rana R. McKay, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist who specializes in treating people with urogenital cancers, including bladder, kidney, prostate and testicular cancer.
Dr. McKay leads a multi-disciplinary prostate cancer clinic. Focused on delivering advanced cancer care through a coordinated team approach, this clinic enables men diagnosed with aggressive prostate cancer - either early-stage or metastatic - to see her and a team of doctors including a urologist and radiation oncologist to provide patients with highly specialized care.
DR. RICHARD J. SZABO
Transperineal vs. Transrectal Biopsies
Dr. Richard J. Szabo is an urologist in Irvine, California. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
Richard J. Szabo, MD is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Urology at University of California, Irvine and is on staff at Kaiser Permanente Orange County and Riverside, California. He has written extensively about the new transperineal approach and has a special interest in teaching “free-hand” transperineal prostate biopsy under local anesthesia to his colleagues and informing the general public of the technique’s advantages over the transrectal approach.
Jane Shellhouse, C.N., CNM
Nutrition and lifestyle strategies for all ages that support growth, development, and healthy aging
Everyone has a dream – that unique vision of what they wish to achieve, how they want to look, and what they want to become in life.
Jane will discuss ways you can reach your nutrition goals through an all natural and well-balanced diet, and how it will impact your health for a lifetime.
Dr. Justin Houman
Men's Health, Pre and Post Prostate Cancer Treatment
Dr. Justin Houman is a urologist and fellowship-trained Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery specialist, whose practice is focused on men’s health, include male hormone management, sexual and ejaculatory dysfunction, male fertility, male incontinence, and Peyronie’s disease. Dr. Houman will be discussing men’s health with respect to pre and post prostate cancer treatments.
Dr. Jeremie Calais is Assistant Professor and Director of the Clinical Research Program of the Ahmanson Translational Theranostics Division of the Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at UCLA and is one of the leading prostate cancer imaging and theranostics researchers
Update 2021 - Imaging based prostate cancer management
BERNADETTE GREENWOOD MSC., PG CERT., RT(R)(MR)(ARRT) CHIEF RESEARCH OFFICER AT HALODX CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR, DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE UC RIVERSIDE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE.
Bernadette gave an update on oncologic imaging and prostate MRI and MR-guided intervention.
Read her Bio here
Dr. Schwartzberg will be discussing the rationale for deleting gadolinium contrast sequence asroutine part of multiparametric prostate mri. The Dr. will also touch on the ongoing issues of quality of images and quality of interpretation in the community.
Bernadette Greenwood – Desert Medical Imaging -- Imaging and Genomics in Prostate Cancer Management. She has a BS in radiologic sciences, earned a postgraduate Certificate in Imaging Sciences from University of Edinburgh and is working on a Ph.D. in tumor immunology imaging. Many awards and publications.
The main areas Bernadette covers are:
1. The history of biopsy strategies
2. Technical aspects of MRI imaging
3. Rationale for her early work (2008-2009) on development and use of MRI-guided laser focal therapy of PCa
4. Update on NCT #02243033 (Phase II clinical trial of laser focal therapy)
5. PET (positron emission tomography) imaging with Axumin imaging agent
6. Potential role of genomic classifiers for risk stratification
Dr. Paul Dato is a urologist and currently serves as Director for Medical Quality and Director of the Prostate Cancer Center for Genesis healthcare. Dr. Dato discussed Active Surveilance, what it is and where we are at today with utilizing this form of Prostate Cancer monitoring.