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Stanford Hospital to host free panel discussion about prostate cancer on Saturday

On Saturday, a panel of Stanford Hospital & Clinics physicians will participate in a free panel discussion about the latest information on diagnosing and treating prostate cancer.

The public event will be held at the Sheraton Palo Alto from 9:30 to 11 am. Seating is limited; pre-registration is encouraged at A hospital release offers more details on the scheduled speakers and topics:

Moderating the 90-minute panel discussion will be Eila Skinner, MD, chair of Stanford's Department of Urology. She will be joined by other Stanford prostate cancer experts who will cover the following topics:

  • Prostate Cancer Screening and Watchful Waiting - Benjamin Chung, MD, director of minimally invasive urologic surgery
  • Update on Surgical Prostate Cancer Treatments - Mark Gonzalgo, MD, PhD, director of robotic-assisted urologic cancer surgery and physician leader of the Urologic Cancer Care Program
  • New Treatments for Metastatic Prostate Cancer - Sandhya Srinivas, MD, a medical oncologist and member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network's Prostate Panel

In addition to moderating the panel, Skinner is also taking questions this week on prostate health via the @SUMedicine Twitter feed and Scope as part of our Ask Stanford Med series.

Previously: Ask Stanford Med: Urology chair taking questions on prostate cancer and the latest research, Study calls for increased awareness for minorities and gay men following prostate cancer treatment and Making difficult choices about prostate cancer

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