About
Join leading medical experts for a discussion on living with prostate cancer. This webinar will cover topics such as coping with cancer, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, sexual & reproductive health, integrative & complementary medicine, including acupuncture, medical marijuana, supplements, and more! Additionally, hear COVID-related updates for prostate cancer patients and their loved ones, including the latest research on the coronavirus vaccines and other prevention and treatment strategies.
When
Wed, Jan 27, 2021 · 7:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT -5:00)
Presenters
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Joseph Alukal, MD
Dr. Joseph Alukal is Director of Men’s Health at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) and Associate Professor in the Department of Urology of the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is a national and international expert in the fields of male infertility, male sexual dysfunction and men’s health. Dr. Alukal has been interviewed for various television and print media, and his written work has appeared in numerous locations on the web. He is past-president of the Society of the Study for Male Reproduction and previously served as co-host of the Men’s Health Show on SiriusXM Doctor Radio.
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Lee Jones, PhD
Dr. Lee W. Jones is a Member and Attending Physiologist in the Department of Medicine and Director of the Exercise-Oncology Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Jones completed PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowship in Exercise Oncology at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada). Dr. Jones joined MSKCC in February 2014. His research program focuses on a translational approach to the investigation of exercise to: (1) mitigate the cardiovascular side effects of cancer treatment, and (2) inhibit tumor cancer initiation and progression. He has published numerous scientific articles and his research program has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, American Cancer Society, and U.S. Department of Defense.
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David Nanus, MD
Dr. David Nanus is an internationally recognized leader in the treatment and care of patients with genitourinary (GU) cancers, including cancers of the prostate, kidney, bladder and testes. He is actively involved in clinical, translational and basic research in GU malignancies, serving as principle or co-investigator on a variety of clinical research trials that incorporate novel targeted therapies for his patients. Dr. Nanus is Director of the NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine Healthcare Services Cancer Program, a program unifying oncology and hematology clinical care and research at NewYork-Presbyterian’s regional hospitals. He previously served as Chief of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.
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Chiti Parikh, MD
Chiti Parikh, MD, is the Executive Director of Integrative Health and Wellbeing at New York Presbyterian Hospital, in collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Integrative Medicine with additional training in Functional Medicine, Medical Acupuncture and Ayurveda.

In order to provide the highest level of compassionate and individualized care, Dr. Parikh combines cutting edge western medicine approach with ancient wisdom of eastern traditions into a truly holistic approach to patient care. She has co-founded the Integrative Health and Wellbeing program which offers integrative modalities such as acupuncture, meditation, yoga, nutrition, and psychotherapy.
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Andrew Roth, MD
Dr. Andrew Roth is an Attending Psychiatrist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). His expertise focuses on the psychological and psychiatric problems of patients with prostate cancer and other genitourinary diseases. He provides individual and couples interventions to patients and their families, as well as care for patients through MSKCC’s Geriatric Counseling Program, Bereavement Services, and Male Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program. Dr. Roth’s research interests include fatigue related to prostate cancer and the development of geriatric-specific psychotherapy. Dr. Roth is the author of the book, Managing Prostate Cancer: A Guide for Living Better.
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Susan Slovin, MD, PhD
Dr. Susan Slovin is an Attending Physician in the Genitourinary Oncology Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and a Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is a board-certified medical oncologist with expertise in the areas of prostate cancer immunology and clinical trial design. A noted immunologist, she leads an initiative that focuses on the development of novel immunologic approaches for the treatment of prostate cancer. This includes assuming leadership of the Prostate Immunotherapy Group, sponsored by the Prostate Cancer Foundation, whose challenge is to develop guidelines for development of immune therapy clinical trials in prostate cancer.
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Mark Stein, MD
Dr. Mark Stein is an Associate Professor of Medical Oncology at Columbia University Medical Center. He is a recognized expert in the field of genitourinary oncology, treating patients with prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancers. In addition to providing standard therapies for the treatment of genitourinary cancers, such as hormonal therapy, molecularly targeted therapy and chemotherapy, Dr. Stein leads multiple investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored clinical trials. He has a particular interest in the development of novel immune therapies for the treatment of prostate cancer, both in men with early recurrence of prostate cancer, as well as in men with advanced prostate cancer.