Treating advanced prostate cancer: where are we, and where are we going?

Presenter: Dr. Sebastien Hotte
Original Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Join Dr. Hotte as he:
  • Provides an overview of advanced prostate cancer and castrate resistant prostate cancer (CRPC)
  • Provides an overview of the treatment options if a man is first diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer
  • Provides an overview of the current treatment options for men who have developed CRPC
  • Discusses in general terms some possible future therapies, focusing specifically on clinical trials conducted in Canada

Dr. Sebastien Hotte's Biography:

Dr. Sebastien Hotte did his undergraduate training and went on to qualify as a physician at the University of Ottawa in 1996.  He pursued internal medicine at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada and became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada in 2000.  His subspecialty training was in Medical Oncology at Western and he received his certificate of special competence in 2001.  From 2001 to 2003, Dr. Hotte completed a clinical research fellowship in Developmental Therapeutics at the Juravinski Cancer Centre and obtained a Master’s Degree in Health Research Methodology from McMaster University.  Dr. Hotte is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Oncology of McMaster University and is a staff oncologist at the Juravinski Cancer Centre.  One of his main research interests is in Developmental Therapeutics and Phase I trials and he is currently the Head of the Phase I Program at the Juravinski Cancer Centre.  He also has clinical and research interests in genito-urinary malignancies and serves as co-chair of the GU disease site group of the Cancer Care Ontario Program for Evidence Based Care (CCO-PEBC).  Lastly, he is active in the field of translational research and is the Principal Investigator and co-lead of the OICR-funded McMaster Oncology Translational Research Team.  Dr. Hotte has been appointed as a Scientist of the Escarpment Cancer Research Institute in Hamilton.  He is the principle or co-author of over 100 peer-reviewed articles and over 150 original abstracts and is the Principal or co-Principal Investigator on a number of grants totaling millions of dollars in funding.  First and foremost however, he is a husband and the proud father of two exceptional children, as well as a road cycling weekend warrior.

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