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Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. The good news is that it is treatable in the early stages. This series of experts in the field is designed for patients, families, caregivers, health care providers and all those interested in information and tools to make informed decisions about treatment.

This event was presented by the California Prostate Cancer Coalition and the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Topics include:

• Prostate Cancer Basics
• Genetics and Genomics
• Immunology
• Clinical Trials
• ABCs of Androgen Deprivation Therapy
• Low-Risk Disease and Active Surveillance
• Treatment of Metastatic and Non-Metastatic Disease
• Systemic Therapy
• Imaging
• Diet and Exercise
• Managing Side Effects
• Access to Care
• Intimacy and Sexual Function

Browse more programs in Prostate Cancer Patient Conference.

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Alzheimer’s Diagnosis and Clinical Trials

As we learned in the first episode of UCTV Prime’s “Heartache & Hope: America’s Alzheimer’s Epidemic,” projections for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are alarming, with a new diagnosis every 68 seconds and an annual cost of $1.2 trillion projected by 2050.

But not all of the news is bad. The second installment assesses the progress UCLA researchers have made in understanding the disease, and highlights some promising clinical trials and diagnosis techniques that could slow its progression, possibly the first step towards prevention and cure.

Watch “Alzheimer’s Diagnosis and Clinical Trials — Heartache & Hope: America’s Alzheimer’s Epidemic” on our YouTube original channel, UCTV Prime.

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