Prostate Cancer: Early Detection for Higher Risk Patients with Dr. McNeil and Dr. Maroni

"We strive for equal outcome for all of our patients." Dr. Brian McNeil and CU Medicine Provider Dr. Paul Maroni raise awareness of health care disparities and the impact on high risk populations as guests on the Urology Care Foundation podcast. They discuss the importance of early detection, Prostate Cancer screenings, and access to care.

Our two guests on this podcast episode talk about prostate cancer and early detection for higher risk patients. Dr. McNeil shares his personal story around prostate cancer and how that led him to become a urologist who helps treat men with this disease. Dr. Maroni then joins in to talk about his work in the prostate cancer space while then going into more detail with Dr. McNeil on prostate cancer screenings, early detection for higher risk patients and how disparities affect care.

Headshots of Dr. Brian McNeil and Dr. Paul Maroni

Episode 183: Prostate Cancer: Early Detection for Higher Risk Patients with Dr. Brian McNeil and Dr. Paul Maroni

Short on time? Use the below timestamps to jump to any section:
0:54 - Introduction
1:26 - Dr. McNeil personal story
5:35 - Dr. Maroni's work in prostate cancer space
8:25 - Prostate cancer overview and symptoms
10:44 - Risk factors
13:16 - Prostate cancer screenings
16:43 - Treatment options
18:40 - Disparities in medical field
22:13 - Impact of disparities on clinical practices
25:57 - Advice to patients and caregivers
27:53 - Final thoughts 

This podcast is part of an educational series supported by independent educational grants from Astellas, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Genentech, Janssen Biotech (administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs), Merck and Pfizer.

This article was originally shared by Urology Care Foundation.


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