Prostate cancer and the colour of your skin

Launched: September 12, 2022
Length: 45 minutes
Presenter: Dr Danny Vesprini, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Webinar overview: Black men have a higher risk of developing prostate cancer. In this webinar, Dr Danny Vesprini discusses some of the research in this area and factors that can influence this risk.


Dr Danny Vesprini is a radiation oncologist who treats prostate and breast cancer at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre in Toronto. He is an affiliate scientist in the biological sciences at the Sunnybrook Research Institute and an assistant professor in the department of radiation oncology at the University of Toronto. Dr Vesprini’s research includes a focus on the genetic predisposition to aggressive prostate cancer. He is one of the principal investigators of the Sunnybrook Active Surveillance Program, and director of the Male Oncology Research and Education (MORE) program, which focuses on men at increased risk of developing prostate cancer.
Danny Vesprini
Dr Danny Vesprini

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