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Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment
Friday, September 6, 2013 - 12 Noon (Eastern Time)

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Eric Klein, MD

  • Chairman, Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute
  • Cleveland Clinic

Nicolas Muruve, MD

  • Associate Staff, Department of Urology
  • Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, and the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States. Every year, about 185,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed nationally.

With so many treatment options available for prostate cancer, it is easy to become overwhelmed with information from many different sources.

Take this opportunity to have your questions answered by two urologists from Cleveland Clinic’s urology program. Our urology program is ranked No. 2 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Many prostate treatment methods were pioneered here, giving us one of the world’s largest experiences in treating localized cancer using surgical and non-surgical methods.

Eric A. Klein, MD, is the Chairman of the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute and a staff member in the Taussig Cancer Institute at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Klein received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pennsylvania. He completed his residency in urology at Cleveland Clinic and a fellowship in urology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.His clinical interests are all aspects of urologic oncology, including cancers of the prostate, bladder, testis and kidney, and including all major reconstructive procedures such as continent urinary diversion. Dr. Klein is also board certified by the American Board of Urology.

Nicolas Muruve, MD, is an Associate Staff Physician in the Department of Urology, located on the Cleveland Clinic Florida campus, Weston, Fla. He was appointed in 2004, subsequent to serving as Director of Renal Transplantation at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Prior to that, he completed a research fellowship at Cleveland Clinic and a fellowship in renal transplant/renal-vascular. Dr. Muruve is board-certified in urology by the American Board of Urology. His special interests are genitourinary oncology and renal transplantation.

If you would like to make an appointment with a urologist in the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute, please call 800.223.2273 x45600 or request an appointment online by visiting www.clevelandclinic.org/appointments. Thank you!

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