OHSU

The Importance of Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials

6/18/2008 - Webcast

Guests Include:

Tomasz Beer, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University

Darryl Pape
Prostate Cancer Patient

Breakthroughs and developments in medicine are in large part due to patient involvement in clinical trials. The data is collected and in turn, used for the development of new drugs and devices. Prostate cancer, in particular, is an area researchers would like to see more patient participation. In this webcast, you’ll hear from Dr. Tomasz Beer, a medical oncologist at Oregon Health and Science University Cancer Institute. We’ll discuss the importance of clinical trials, the latest in treating prostate cancer and how side effects are being controlled. You’ll also hear from prostate cancer patient, Darryl Pape, who will share his story about being involved in multiple trials. Join us for an enlightening and informative program with a highly knowledgeable expert and inspiring patient.

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