2017 Symposium Sessions

Looking back at the 20th Anniversary Prostate Cancer Symposium May 20 in Boston.

Attendees were welcomed to the Symposium by MPCC board member Avi Nelson; Anita Christie, Director of the Office of Clinical Preventive Services at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health; and Jamie Bearse, CEO of ZERO: The End of Prostate Cancer.

The first panel was “Prevention and Screening” moderated by Andrew Vickers, PhD of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Panelists were Peter C. Albertsen, MD, J. Jacques Carter, MD, and Marc B. Garnick, MD.

Go here to see presentations from Peter Albertsen, Marc Garnick and Andrew Vickers.

The second panel, “Active Surveillance and Early Stage Disease” was moderated by Laurence Klotz, MD of the University of Toronto and featured panelists Adam S. Kibel, MD, Eric A. Klein, MD, Kent W. Mouw, MD, and Clare M. Tempany, MD.

Go here to see presentations from Eric Klein, Laurence Klotz, Kent Mouw and Clare Tempany.

The third panel, “Metastatic Disease and Research,” was moderated by Glenn J. Bubley, MD of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Panelists were William G. Nelson, MD and Susan F. Slovin, MD.

Go here to see presentations from Glenn Bubley, William Nelson and Susan Slovin.

MPCC 2017 Awards were presented to three people richly deserving of the accolades.

The Charles Austin Award went to longtime advocates and support group leaders, Stan and Fran Klein, and was presented by Dr. Glenn Bubley.

The Jack Colbert Memorial Award, presented by Peter O’Connell, went to pioneering researcher and physician, Dr. Marc Garnick.


… to the sponsors, exhibitors and those providing educational grants! Without them, this event would not be possible.


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Bryan Calder
John Carberry
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
David Godkin
Garth and Lindsay Greimann
Greater Boston Urology
Robert S. Kretschmar
Peter and Connie Lacallaide
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Massachusetts Prostate Cancer Coalition
C. Bruce Metzler
Avi Nelson
Peter O’Connell
Richard Parker
Allen L. Snyder III
Pat Swaim, in memory of C. Hall Swaim
David Weinstein

Media Sponsor

WBZ NewsRadio 1030

Educational Grants

Abbvie, Inc.
AdMeTech Foundation
Cancer Research Foundation / ZERO
Genomic Health
Million Dollar Roundtable (MDRT) Foundation


Abbvie, Inc.
AdMeTech Foundation
American Cancer Society
Bayer Healthcare
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Cancer Resource Foundation/ZERO
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Genomic Health
Greater Boston Urology
Janssen Oncology