Meetings with Featured Speakers
Online Presentation from a Guest Speaker
is featured on the fourth Thursday of most* months
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86164783897
Most* meetings begin at 7:00 Pacific Time
These meetings from nationally renowned speakers are intended for anyone who wants to learn more about prostate cancer: patients, partners, families, friends, and their doctors.
Presentations cover a wide range of prostate cancer topics, from testing and diagnosis to advances in treatment and living with your disease. Every live presentation is followed by Q&A.
You can view earlier presentations in the Presentations Library
* No presentations in November or December
* Presenters in other time zones may start earlier than 7 pm PT
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Bonus! Occasionally, experts will drop in to one of our monthly Support Meetings for a short Guest Chat. Details in the Events Calendar and in the support group announcements. (Register here.)
2023 UPCOMING PRESENTATIONS
This forum is intended mainly for talking about advanced prostate cancer, cancer that is recurring, resistant, or that has spread outside the prostate.
Although the conversation deals mainly with advanced stages, many people at all stages of the disease find it instructive and reassuring to hear about the impressive advances in management and treatment being made all the time.
March 23, 2023 / 7:00 PT
A Practical Approach to Radiation Options for Prostate Cancer
We will talk about the radiation oncology care path, the different radiation modalities and the treatment options for prostate cancer
Osama Mohamad, MD, PhD
School of Medicine, UCSF
Dr. Osama Mohamad, an honors graduate of the American University of Beirut, in Beirut, Lebanon in 2006, earned his MD PhD at Emory University in Atlanta. He continued training and research at the University of Hawaii, the University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center, in Dallas, and as a research fellow at the National Institute of Radiological Sciences in Japan studying carbon ion radiotherapy for prostate cancer. Over his years in training, he received many awards including the resident of the year award and the RSNA Roentgen research award during his chief resident year at UTSW. He presented his research at multiple national and international meetings and has published over 45 publications.
April 27, 2023 / 7:00 PT
Daniel Su, MD
Orange County Urology Associates, Laguna Hills, CA
Dr. Daniel Su is a urologist and urologic oncology surgeon. He joined Orange County Urology Associates from the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD, where he served as a Senior Surgeon for the Urology Oncology Branch.
Dr. Su attended medical school and performed his internship and residency at Rutgers Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ. He earned dual majors in computer science, molecular biology/biochemisty, with a minor in cognitive science at Rutgers University, where he graduated summa cum laude. Dr. Su completed a two-year Society of Urologic Oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute, where his research and clinical efforts focused on the areas of fusion targeted prostate biopsy, focal treatment of prostate cancer, and salvage treatment of prostate cancer.
Dr. Su has experience in clinical research and conducting clinical trials. His research included advanced imaging for prostate malignancy, detection and screening for prostate cancer, treatment of multifocal kidney cancer, and neoadjuvant treatment of metastatic prostate cancer. Dr. Su is published in peer-reviewed journals including The Journal of Urology, European Urology, and British Journal of Urology.
May 25, 2023 / 7:00 PT
Oncology view of prostate cancer featuring Intensification of therapy in advanced disease
We will talk about t..... for prostate cancer
Sandy Liu, MD
City of Hope Orange County Lennar Foundation Cancer Center
Sandy Liu, M.D., has made it her mission to improve the lives of cancer patients by taking care of people in a meaningful way and advancing the field of medical oncology as a clinical researcher. She makes sure to treat all of her patients as though they were members of her own family.
Dr. Liu earned her medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine. During her final year, she participated in a medical mission to rural China, where she performed cardiovascular screening and distributed medications. She completed an internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. Dr. Liu’s fellowship training in oncology/hematology was completed at UCLA, where she served as chief fellow during her final year and transitioned to roles as clinical instructor and, more recently, assistant clinical professor.
At City of Hope Orange County, her specialties include cancers of the kidney, prostate, bladder, testicles and urethra. Her research interests include immunotherapy and drug development.
At The Prostate Forum of Orange County we neither support nor endorse the positions or opinions of our speakers or individual attendees. What we do offer is an OPEN forum where, within limits, various viewpoints by prostate cancer experts are presented. The presenters are encouraged to bring information, data and opinions to share with our attendees.
Personal attacks or disparaging personal remarks are not permitted.