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Genitourinary Oncology Update 2021 – Patient Centered Care (UNC Lineberger Cancer Network)
April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Genitourinary Oncology Update 2021 — R2P Lecture
April 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Matthew I. Milowsky, MD
The George Gabriel and Frances Gable Villere Distinguished Professor of Bladder and Genitourinary Cancer Research
Section Chief, Genitourinary Oncology
Co-Director, Urologic Oncology Program
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Genitourinary Oncology Update 2021
Genitourinary malignances will account for approximately 20% of newly diagnosed cancers in 2021. Recent research advances in prostate, bladder, and kidney cancers utilizing new biomarkers and imaging tools, radiolabeled therapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy and antibody-drug conjugates have led to new management approaches associated with significant improvements in patient outcomes.
- Describe new PSMA-directed approaches in the imaging and management of patients with prostate cancer.
- Review recent advances in systemic therapy for patients with muscle-invasive and metastatic bladder cancer.
- Discuss the use of immunotherapy and targeted therapy approaches in the management of advanced kidney cancer.