Our Tenth Annual Conference Was Held Virtually on Saturday, November 6, 2021

Topics Included:

  • Genetic Testing
  • Treatment Options
  • Advanced & Recurrent Prostate Cancer Treatment
  • Immunotherapy
  • Radiopharmaceuticals & PSMA

Annual Conference Agenda

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Saturday, November 6, 2021

9:00-9:10             Welcome

9:10-9:15              Prostate Cancer Support Association of New Mexico:  A 30-Year History

9:15-10:00           Genetic Testing:  Thomas Schroeder, MD, Radiation Oncologist – University of New Mexico Cancer Center (UNMCC)
                                    View Dr. Schroeder’s Bio

10:00-10:10         Break

10:10-11:10           Treatment Options Panel (20 Minutes from Each Physician):
–  Michael Davis, MD, Urologist – University of New Mexico
                                    View Presentation Abstract & Dr. Davis’s Bio
–  Heyoung McBride, MD, Radiation Oncologist – Lovelace Medical Group
                                    View Presentation Abstract & Dr. McBride’s Bio

–  Jose Avitia, MD, Medical Oncologist – New Mexico Cancer Center
                                    View Presentation Abstract & Dr. Avitia’s Bio

11:10-11:55            Q & A, Questions Submitted by Attendees via Chat

11:55-1:00              Lunch Break

1:00-1:05                Welcome Back

1:05-1:50                 Advanced and Recurrent Prostate Cancer:  Neda Hashemi, MD, Hematologist/Oncologist – UNMCCC
                                      View Presentation Abstract & Dr. Hashemi’s Bio

1:50-2:00                Break

2:00-2:45                Immunotherapy:  Mark Scholz, MD, Oncologist – Prostate Cancer Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA
                                      View Presentation Abstract & Dr. Scholz’s Bio

2:45-3:30                Radiopharmaceuticals & PSMA:  Gregg Franklin, MD, Radiation Oncologist – New Mexico Cancer Center
                                      View Presentation Abstract & Dr. Franklin’s Bio

3:30-3:45                Closing Remarks/Thanks

Conference Presenters

Thomas Schroeder, MD

Genetic Testing

University of NM
Comprehensive Cancer Center

Michael Davis, MD

Urologist, Panel Member

University of NM Comprehensive Cancer Center, UNM Hospital

Heyoung McBride, MD

Radiation Oncologist, Panel Member

Lovelace Medical Group

Jose Avitia, MD

Medical Oncologist, Panel Member

New Mexico Cancer Center

Neda Hashemi, MD

Advanced & Recurrent Prostate Cancer

University of NM
Comprehensive Cancer Center

Mark Scholz, MD


Prostate Cancer Research Institute

Gregg Franklin, MD

Radiopharmaceuticals & PSMA

New Mexico Cancer Center