Lessons Learned from Treating Prostate Cancer for 35 years

Speaker: Dr. Richard Casey
Original Date: Tuesday January 20, 2015
 
In this Expert Angle, Dr. Richard Casey presents the “Lessons Learned from Treating Prostate Cancer for 35 years” Prostate Cancer is a significant health issue for all men. As our life expectancy has increased the old adage "you die with prostate cancer, not from it" has become less true. Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment is still the cornerstone of Prostate Cancer care. There have been a number of recent therapeutic advances that have extended the life of the Prostate Cancer patient and there are more to come.


Speaker – Dr. Richard Casey

After completing his undergraduate degree in computer science at UWO in 1973, Dr. Casey attended medical school in London, Ontario. He went on to complete his post graduate training in Urology in Toronto and attended the University of Texas for a post-doctoral program studying androgen receptors and prostate growth. He has been in Oakville Ontario since 1984 in private practice with a strong research practice. Authoring over 20 peer reviewed papers, Dr. Casey has served as the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Sexual Medicine. He is an editor for the Canadian Journal of Urology and the Journal of the Canadian Urologic Association.


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