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24-03 Daneil Kuftinec, MD "From Basic Screening To Advanced Diagnostic Imaging"
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24-03 Daneil Kuftinec, MD "From Basic Screening To Advanced Diagnostic Imaging"

Dr. Kuftinec follows Greg, a representative prostate cancer patient, in his prostate cancer journey. She explains Greg's risk factors, his initial diagnosis, and some of the advanced technologies that are now available to Greg to monitor and manage his condition. Sections: 00:00 Introduction 02:30 Meet Greg - Overview of Prostate Cancer 06:00 Screening 17:40 Diagnostic Imaging 29:32 Q&A 55:10 About Prostate Forum The Prostate Forum of Orange County (prostateforum.org) is an all- volunteer organization that has been providing support to prostate cancer patients for more than thirty years. Our goal is to listen, to inform, and to educate, so that people learn to advocate for themselves and become active collaborators with their medical teams in managing their own treatment. The Forum hosts monthly online support meetings (via Zoom) on the second and fourth Tuesday of most months, beginning at 5:00 pm Pacific Time. You are not alone. At the Newly Diagnosed Group, every 2nd Tuesday at 5:00 pm Pacific Time, get help understanding your Prostate Cancer diagnosis. Learn what it means. Talk about your options. Advanced treatment options are improving all the time. Share your concerns and experiences. Find out what other Prostate Cancer warriors are saying and thinking. Learn about resources, advances, and breakthroughs at the Advanced/Recurrent Group Group every 4th Tuesday, beginning at 5:00 pm Pacific Time. Monthly Presentations Experts in the treatment and management of Prostate Cancer share their knowledge and experience with us on the fourth Thursday of most months. All meetings are free, and open to anyone affected by prostate cancer – patients, family, friends. Visit the Prostate Forum website: prostateforum.org to: • Register to receive notices of meetings • Advocate for yourself: learn the language of prostate cancer. • Find resources for learning and treatment • Explore a library of a hundreds of expert presentations
24-02C Robert Heaton Jr MD "EpiSwitch PSE Blood Test"
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24-02C Robert Heaton Jr MD "EpiSwitch PSE Blood Test"

Advancing Precision Medicine: EpiSwitch PSE Prostate Cancer Screening Test Designed to confirm the presence of prostate cancer, the EpiSwitch Prostate Screening test, known as the PSE, confirms the presence of prostate cancer—whether symptoms are present or not. This technological advancement empowers urologists with important information when deciding if a patient should undergo a biopsy or opt for continued monitoring via active surveillance. Sections: 00:00 Introduction 01:00 Dr. Heaton - EpiSwitch 21:20 Q&A The Prostate Forum of Orange County (prostateforum.org) is an all- volunteer organization that has been providing support to prostate cancer patients for more than thirty years. Our goal is to listen, to inform, and to educate, so that people learn to advocate for themselves and become active collaborators with their medical teams in managing their own treatment. The Forum hosts monthly online support meetings (via Zoom) on the second and fourth Tuesday of most months, beginning at 5:00 pm Pacific Time. You are not alone. At the Newly Diagnosed Group, every 2nd Tuesday at 5:00 pm Pacific Time, get help understanding your Prostate Cancer diagnosis. Learn what it means. Talk about your options. Advanced treatment options are improving all the time. Share your concerns and experiences. Find out what other Prostate Cancer warriors are saying and thinking. Learn about resources, advances, and breakthroughs at the Advanced/Recurrent Group Group every 4th Tuesday, beginning at 5:00 pm Pacific Time. Monthly Presentations Experts in the treatment and management of Prostate Cancer share their knowledge and experience with us on the fourth Thursday of most months. All meetings are free, and open to anyone affected by prostate cancer – patients, family, friends. Visit the Prostate Forum website: prostateforum.org to: • Register to receive notices of meetings • Advocate for yourself: learn the language of prostate cancer. • Find resources for learning and treatment • Explore a library of a hundreds of expert presentations COME TALK TO US. WE'VE BEEN THROUGH IT.
24-01 Avenda Health "Unfold AI"
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24-01 Avenda Health "Unfold AI"

Click "more..." to see links to each section. WHERE IS THE CANCER? Most of prostate cancer is invisible on MRI. To treat prostate cancer, doctors need to balance sparing healthy tissue and to preserve quality of life while minimizing the risk of leaving cancer behind. This is a challenging balancing act when it's not clear where all the prostate cancer is within the prostate. Fortunately, there is now Unfold AI. Sections: 00:00 Introduction to Avenda Health's Unfold AI 01:59 About Prostate Forum of Orange County PFOC 04:11 Unfold AI - Carolyn Reul 11:30 Dr. Kasraeian - Using Unfold AI 23:31 Q&A 59:59 Chat about AI in Medicine Unfold AI FAQ What is an Unfold AI Analysis? Using a patient's standard of care data (MRI, fusion biopsy, pathology and PSA) and artificial intelligence, Unfold AI generates a heatmap or Cancer Estimation Map (CEM) that visualizes where the cancer is in 3D, significantly outperforming MRI's ability to identify exactly where all the cancer resides in the prostate. Why does seeing the extent of cancer matter? It is important to know the location and how far cancer extends in order to make a truly informed decision about a patient's course of treatment. For example, the information provided by Unfold AI can aid your physician in surgical planning by providing a map of your cancer location relative to other important anatomical structures. Who qualifies for Unfold AI? Unfold AI is available for patients who have not started a prostate cancer treatment and have been diagnosed with Gleason Grade 2 (GG2) or greater. Unfold AI can provide a better understanding of cancer location and extent so patients and physicians can decide the best course of treatment. How do I get an Unfold AI analysis? Currently Unfold AI is only available in the United States. Visit our Find a Doctor (https://avendahealth.com/unfold-ai-finder/) page to find an available provider. We are working to make Unfold AI available throughout the United States. How much does Unfold AI cost? Unfold AI is a new prostate cancer test that is not yet covered by insurance. We are working to standardize prices across the country. We recommend speaking directly to your doctor to understand the cost of the analysis. How reliable is an Unfold AI analysis? Unfold AI is based on 100,000's of patient data points gathered over 10-years of research and validated in multiple clinical studies (https://avendahealth.com/category/publication/). These studies show that Unfold AI has superior accuracy against all current methods of determining cancer location and how far it extends. Our proprietary artificial intelligence algorithms used to analyze prostate cancer are FDA-cleared. How is Unfold AI helpful after a prostate cancer treatment has been selected? Unfold AI is an invaluable tool for planning and guidance of prostate cancer treatments. For example: • For active surveillance - Unfold AI can help guide repeat biopsies • For prostatectomy - Unfold AI can aid in surgical decision making and planning • For focal therapy - Unfold AI can determine how much of the prostate to treat • Lastly, for radiotherapy - Unfold AI can help determine what areas to focus radiation Prostate Forum of Orange County is a Southern California Prostate Cancer Support Group, with online (Zoom) meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of most months, beginning at 5:00 p. Pacific Time. Our website address is: www.prostateforum.org

Diagnosis and Imaging

Screening (PSA), Biopsy, Liquid Tests, Pathology reports, Imaging (MRI, PSMA, CT scan, bone scan). What it takes to detect, diagnose, and define prostate cancer.

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