Dr. Stephen Freedland is a Professor of Surgery (Urology) at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. He is Associate Director of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute and Director of the Center for Integrated Research on Cancer and Lifestyle. Until the end of 2014, he was an Associate Professor of Surgery (Urology) and Pathology at Duke University. He is Editor-in-Chief of Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases and sits on the editorial board of numerous international journals in Urology and Cancer. He specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of prostate cancer patients. He has extensive research interests in risk stratification, the role of obesity and nutrition in prostate cancer, and health disparities for prostate cancer. He completed his undergraduate at UCLA and then medical school at UC Davis. Following this, he completed his residency in Urology at UCLA and a urological oncology fellowship at Johns Hopkins. He currently runs an active research program with funding from the National Cancer Institute and the Department of Defense.