Episode 94

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: From Evolution to Revolution with Samir Taneja, MD

In this episode, Dr. Geo sits down with prostate cancer expert Dr. Samir Taneja from NYU Langone Medical Center's Department of Urology to discuss the state-of-the-art advancements in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. They delve into Dr. Taneja's pioneering work in utilizing MRI technology for accurately locating and biopsying prostate tumors and his development of MRI-guided focal ablative therapies. This discussion explores the evolution of prostate cancer diagnostics, from the inception and varied uses of the PSA test to the latest imaging and treatment techniques that promise less invasive patient options.

Dr. Geo and Dr. Taneja discuss the future of prostate cancer diagnostics, touching upon emerging tools like micro-ultrasound and the potential of the VAPOR II trial to revolutionize patient care. Through this conversation, listeners will gain invaluable insights into how advancements in imaging and treatment dramatically improve the accuracy of prostate cancer diagnostics and patient outcomes, marking a significant leap forward from traditional methods to a new era of precision medicine in urology.


Dr. Taneja's website: https://nyulangone.org/doctors/1386638187/samir-taneja

VAPOR 2 study - https://nyulangone.org/news/perlmutter-cancer-center-urologic-oncologist-leads-national-trial-water-vapor-ablation-prostate-cancer


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