Prostate Cancer: The Year in Review

Fred Saad, MD FRCS, presents the Year in Review for Prostate Cancer 2015 as presented at the ASCO GU 2016.

Fred Saad MD FRCS, is Professor and Chief of Urology and Director of GU Oncology at the University of Montreal Hospital Centers (CHUM). He holds the U of M Endowed Chair in Prostate Cancer and is Director of the molecular oncology research lab in Prostate Cancer. He has recently been appointed Director of cancer research at the CHUM research center. Founder of the CHUM’s Urologic Oncology Clinic and the Prostate Cancer Molecular Oncology Laboratory in the Montreal Cancer Institute. Past-President, Canadian Urologic Oncology Group (CUOG) and National Cancer Institute of Canada G-U (NCIC G-U). Since 2007 he serves as Chair of the National Cancer Institute of Canada G-U Group and the Canadian Urologic Oncology Group. He has published over 250 articles in several prestigious journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, JCO and JNCI. He sits on 7 editorial boards and is a reviewer for over 30 scientific journals. He is an author on over 800 scientific abstracts and 25 book chapters. Dr Saad’s research interests include molecular prognostic markers, mechanisms of progression and new therapeutics in prostate cancer. He has over 40 clinical and basic research projects ongoing.