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Prostate Cancer Support Group Meeting & Webcast on Chemotherapy

Sponsored by: Sanofi Genzyme
Hosted by the Us TOO Palatine/Inverness Support Group.

This discussion on chemotherapy for prostate cancer treatment provides accurate, objective, educational content to address:

  • What is chemotherapy and how does it work
  • Current/updated chemotherapy treatment paradigm; how has it changed and why
  • How does chemotherapy fit into the sequencing of therapies
  • When is chemotherapy combined with other therapies
  • Impact of chemotherapy for patients with the AR-V7 biomarker (indicating a resistant to hormone therapy)

Hosted by Cliff Whall, Leader of the Us TOO support group in Palatine/Inverness, IL, and featuring physician presenter Daniel H. Shevrin, M.D., a medical oncologist in Evanston, IL with more than 20 years of experience. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including NorthShore Skokie Hospital and NorthShore University Health-Evanston Hospital.

View the full video by clicking on the image below; or scroll down to access links to short video segments about specific content presented at the event.

Click any link listed below to go straight to that segment of the video:

  • 0:01 – Intro, About Us TOO – Chuck Strand, CEO, Us TOO International
  • 4:59 – Cliff Whall, Us TOO Inverness Support Group Leader
  • 12:58 – Intro to Dr. Daniel H. Shevrin – Medical Oncologist, NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • 13:26 – Dr. Shevrin
  • 15:45 – Chemotherapy History
  • 16:56 – Chemotherapy – How Does it Work?
  • 22:53 – Side Effects of Chemotherapy
  • 26:47 – Management of Side Effects
  • 29:52 – Drugs – Taxotere (Docetaxel)
  • 35:12 – Drugs – Jeutana (Cabazitaxel)
  • 38:38 – When Do We Use Chemotherapy?/Guidelines
  • 42:26 – CHAARTED Trial
  • 46:19 – Stampede Trial
  • 49:07 – AR-V7 Biomarker
  • 52:45 – Chemotherapy for Very Aggressive Prostate Cancer
  • 54:03 – Sequencing
  • 57:27 – Chemotherapy Myths
  • 1:01:01 – Q&A