Deepak A. Kapoor, MD provided testimony to the “Committee on Health” in Council Chambers at City Hall. His impassioned speech provided irrefutable support for the prostate cancer legislation recognizing September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in New York City.
The diagnosis of prostate cancer is usually established with a test called needle biopsy of the prostate. Doctors rely on the results of the biopsy to counsel patients about the treatment options available to them. “Precision medicine and targeted therapy requires complete and total diagnostic accuracy in this test,” says Dr. Kapoor. Despite best laboratory practices, errors are being made. Click below to hear the testimony.
Dr. David Crawford invited Dr. Deepak Kapoor to discuss the origins and background of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). This presentation is especially timely and important with the USPSTF’s recommendation against prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening for prostate cancer. Listen here.
Dr. Eric Mitchnick talked about the advances in prostate cancer early detection and treatment with News 12 at the Blue Ribbon Run for prostate cancer at Syosset Woodbury Community Park. To hear the interview, click here.
Dr. Deepak A. Kapoor talks about who needs to be screened for prostate cancer, how often and why. Unfortunately, since there are no symptoms for this disease, it cannot be found without looking for it. Early detection saves lives. Click here to learn the facts.
The doctors of Advanced Urology Centers of New York and Advanced Radiation Centers of New York, divisions of Integrated Medical Professionals, PLLC discuss urological issues and the benefits of an integrated medical approach. Moderated by Dr. Deepak A. Kapoor, MD, the panel of doctors (Drs. Carlton Barnswell, MD, Nicole Fleischmann, MD, Alfred Kohan, MD, Joseph Jamal, MD, Seth Lerner, MD and Shawn Zimberg, MD), had a candid discussion about several urology issues, including a dialog about fighting several cancers with radiation treatment. This is a conversation you don’t want to miss. Click here to join the discussion.
AUCNY joined forces with Henry Schein, IMF and LUGPA to create awareness about the importance of early detection in fighting prostate cancer. When prostate cancer is caught early, the 10 year relative survival rate is 98%. To get the facts, click here. Early detection saves lives!
Former heavyweight boxer Renaldo “Mister” Snipes knows first-hand how important prostate cancer screening is in saves lives. Watch the interview conducted with Dr. Kapoor and Mr. Snipes that aired on Time Warner Cable News – NY 1 here.
We are joining the Integrated Medical Foundation by taking a pie in the face to remind others that early detection saves lives. The way it works is each participant challenges someone else to take a pie in the face in the fight against prostate cancer. Then we hit our self in the face with the pie and post it on social media.
Our doctors, employees, vendors, families and friends are joining in to raise awareness. We hope you will too. Let’s work together to save the lives of the men we love. Some of our videos can be viewed here.
Advanced Urology Centers of New York, Advanced Radiation Centers of New York, Integrated Medical Foundation, LUGPA and Henry Schein joined forces to build prostate cancer awareness and share the important message about early detection. As part of the promotion, our video is playing on the NASDAQ Tower in Times Square several times daily.
“Let’s look at how far we’ve come with prostate cancer since the era of PSA screening. Right now, since the last 20 years, we have reduced the death rate from prostate cancer by 42%. Twenty years ago, the 10-year survival rate for prostate cancer was 55%. Now it approaches 99%. So clearly we are doing something right” says Dr. Deepak A. Kapoor. To read the interview and see his video, click here.