Arturo Mendoza-Valdés, MD

Arturo Mendoza-Valdés, MD

Hospital Medica Sur

México City, México

Arturo Mendoza-Valdés, MD, attended medical school at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City. He completed a residency in urology at the Instituto Nacional de Nutrición “Salvador Zubirán” (INNSZ), also in Mexico City. Dr. Mendoza-Valdés has served as a staff member (1987-2000) and Chief of the Urology Department (1988-1996) at the National Cancer Institute of Mexico. He is currently a Professor in the Urology Residency Program at INNSZ. Dr. Mendoza-Valdés is a former President of the Mexican Urological Association, as well as a former President of the SCS-AUA. In 1998, he and other Mexican urologists founded the Mexican Urologic Oncology Association, and he serves as its President and Scientific Committee Chairman to this day. Dr. Mendoza-Valdés has organized 24 International Symposiums of Urologic Oncology in Mexico. He was a member of the scientific committee of the SIU from 1999 to 2013. He is a Co-Founder of the WUOF (World Urologic Oncology Federation) and has been a member of its steering committee since 2004. He has been a member of the Clinical Practice Guidelines of the AUA (2010-2013), and a member of the Urologic Diagnostic and Therapeutic Imaging Committee (2010 to 2016). Dr. Mendoza-Valdés has also been a member of the SUO (Society of Urologic Oncology) since 2013. In 2012, he became Honorary Member of the EAU. He has participated in 3 ICUD panels on prostate cancer and one on penile cancer. He is a member of the editorial board of the CJU. Dr. Mendoza-Valdés has served as faculty at IPCU many times.

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Articles by Arturo Mendoza-Valdés, MD

Exercise and Prostate Cancer: Prevention and Bettering Outcomes in Localized and Advanced Disease

Arturo Mendoza-Valdes, MD, Professor of Urology at the Hospital Medica Sur in Mexico City, Mexico, discusses the ins and outs of exercise and the relationship to the overall health of a prostate cancer patient. He then goes on to describe several studies that demonstrate the efficacy and benefits of exercise on prostate cancer prevention, improved treatment outcomes, overall survival, and how much exercise is necessary to achieve optimal benefits.

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