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The latest in prostate cancer screening, research, and treatment

Tim Louis Macaluso and guest host Eric Logan on "Connections"
Julie Williams
Tim Louis Macaluso and guest host Eric Logan on "Connections with Evan Dawson" on Monday, April 17, 2023

According to the American Cancer Society, about one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Other than skin cancer, it is the most common cancer in American men.

What are the options for treatment? And what should we understand regarding screening, research, and outcomes?

Guest host Eric Logan leads a discussion about the latest in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment, and we hear from patients who share their stories. Our guests:

  • Michael Cummings, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center 
  • Phillip Rappold, M.D., Ph.D., researcher and surgeon in the Department of Urology at the University of Rochester Medical Center 
  • Tim Louis Macaluso, prostate cancer patient, and former longtime reporter at CITY Newspaper
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.