IPCR Symposium

Breakthroughs in prostate cancer research


At the IPCR Symposium on April 12, 2014, prostate cancer survivors had the opportunity to interact with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers and UW Medicine clinicians and to learn about exciting and innovative research advancements in prostate cancer care. The presentations from this year’s symposium are currently available on YouTube. Select the hyperlinks below to view:

​​Prostate Cancer Risk and Prevention in 2014
​Dr. Marian Neuhouser ​Diet, Lifestyle and Prostate Cancer: What You Can Do!
​Dr. Janet Stanford Inherited Prostate Cancer: Understanding Risk
​Dr. Jonathan Wright Prostate Cancer Screening: Can We Do It Better? 
Dr. Evan Yu Imaging Prostate Cancer: Present and Future
​All Questions & Answers 
Advances in Managing Localized Prostate Cancer
​Dr. Paul Lange Understanding the Diversity of Localized Prostate Cancer 
​Dr. Dan Lin Active Surveillance: What We Have Learned from PASS
​Dr. Ken Russell ​Proton Therapy: Up and Going in Seattle
​Dr. John Gore Improving Treatment Outcomes by Assessing Quality of Care 
​All ​Questions & Answers
​Advances in Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer 
​Dr. Peter Nelson ​Cancer Genomics and Precision 
​Dr. Heather Cheng Circulating Biomarkers
​Dr. Bruce Montgomery Current Clinical Trials 
​Eric Davis & Russ Goesman Clinical Trials: Persona​l Experience ​

Photos by Mac Ward


The 2013 Prostate Cancer Survivors Celebration Breakfast: A Big Success!

General Colin Powell, USA (Ret.), keynote speaker and prostate cancer survivor — along with a roomful of other survivors and advocates — helped raise approximately $1.3 million at the Survivors Celebration Breakfast. The breakfast, which supports the Institute for Prostate Cancer Research, was held Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Watch the following videos below by clicking on the photo to learn more about the event and IPCR. ​

Prostate Cancer: The Kids’ Point of View


When Hannah Fleischmann took the stage at the 2013 Survivors Celebration Breakfast on Dec. 5, 2013, she wanted to tell the audience how kids feel when a parent has cancer. There’s anger, there’s helplessness, there’s fear. But she ended her moving speech with hope. “I want a cure,” says Hannah. “Not only for my dad, but for my brother.”

Prostate Cancer and the Promise of Precision Medicine


​Researchers at the Institute for Prostate Cancer Research (IPCR) explain how they plan to use precision medicine to defeat prostate cancer.

Conquering Fear, Summoning Hope

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The diagnosis of prostate cancer is scary — and life-changing. See how five UW Medicine/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients and their families have dealt with diagnosis and treatment — and what they hope for the future.

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