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Mitchell Kamrava, M.D.

Dr. Kamrava returns as a guest speaker to the Prostate Forum on April 26, 2018. Dr. Kamrava last spoke at the Forum on February 26, 2015.

Subject: Understanding the pros and cons of brachytherapy versus stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)                 for definitive prostate cancer treatment

 Talking points:

    1.  Updates in brachytherapy (low dose rate (LDR) and high dose rate (HDR) for definitive prostate cancer treatment

    2.  Updates in stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for definitive prostate cancer treatment  

-   3.  Understanding the pros and cons of brachytherapy versus SBRT for definitive prostate cancer treatment


Dr. Kamrava - Brief Bio:

Dr. Kamrava did his residency training in radiation oncology at the National Cancer Institute followed by a brachytherapy fellowship at UCLA.  He subsequently was hired on staff at UCLA where he was the Chief of the Gynecologic and Sarcoma services as well as a member of the Division of Brachytherapy.  In 2015-16 he was promoted to be the Director of Brachytherapy Services at UCLA.  In 2017 he was recruited to Cedars Sinai Medical Center and is currently the Chief of Brachytherapy Services.  Dr. Kamrava is an editor for 3 different Brachytherapy journals, an editor of the only handbook published to date on Image Guided Brachytherapy, published over 70 peer reviewed publications, and has spoken at various meeting on a national and international level on various brachytherapy related topics.