Speaking of Urology: Liquid biopsy in prostate cancer

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In this episode, David M. Albala, MD, and Sanoj Punnen, MD, discuss precision medicine and the use of biomarker tests in prostate cancer screening and detection.

In this episode of Speaking of Urology®, David M. Albala, MD, and Sanoj Punnen, MD, discuss precision medicine and the use of biomarker tests in prostate cancer screening and detection. Albala is the chief of urology at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, New York, and Punnen is an associate professor of urologic oncology and an associate professor and vice chair of research at the Desai Sethi Urology Institute at the University of Miami in Florida.

This discussion originally took place during a live X (formerly Twitter) Spaces event held by Urology Times. In this exclusive interview, Albala and Punnen discussed the significance of advances such as liquid biopsies in prostate cancer, reviewed the current liquid biopsy tests available, and shared their own clinical experiences with the tests in their practice. They also highlighted data on the ExoDx prostate test from studies of clinical utility and validation studies.

Albala and Punnen ended their discussion by highlighting current education gaps surrounding the use of biomarker tests in practice and their predictions for the future of precision medicine.

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