Dr. Charles “Snuffy” Myers

As an innovator in prostate cancer oncology for more than 30 years, Dr. Snuffy Myers is the driving force behind Prostatepedia.

Dr. Charles “Snuffy” Myers graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1969. While at Penn, he worked in the laboratory of Dr. Peter Nowell, the scientist who discovered the genetic basis (the Philadelphia Chromosome) for one of the common forms of leukemia. After completing his internship and part of a residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania between 1969 and 1971, Myers spent 20 years at the National Institutes of Health before becoming Director of the Cancer Center at the University of Virginia.

In 2002, Dr. Myers left the University of Virginia to establish the American Institute for Diseases of the Prostate in Charlottesville, Virginia. AIDP provides comprehensive prostate cancer care, tailoring treatment to each man’s individual cancer. Read more about Dr. Myers.