Cancer During COVID: Prostate Cancer (Lunch 'n Learn with the Doctors)

Health Topic Category

In this multidisciplinary talk conducted virtually, Drs. Soffen and Reid discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the diagnosis, treatment and management of prostate cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Topics include:

  • Evaluation of suspected prostate cancer
  • Postponing biopsy and staging workup
  • Treatment options for newly-diagnosed prostate cancer
  • Addressing which patients need immediate treatment
  • Recommendations during COVID for hormonal therapy as a way of delaying definitive treatment
  • Recommendations for timing of radiation treatment during COVID
  • Addressing disease recurrence and when and how to treat it.


  • Dr. Edward Soffen, Radiation Oncologist, Princeton Radiation Oncology
  • Dr. Phillip Reid, Medical Oncologist, Regional Cancer Care Associates, Central Jersey

Sponsored by:

  • Princeton Radiation Oncology
  • Regional Cancer Care Associates Central Jersey Division
  • East Brunswick Public Library's Just for the Health of It! initiative to promote community health and wellness.