Leanne Schimke is a certified urological nurse practitioner who has worked in the urology field for over 35 years. Leanne graduated from Butterworth Hospital School of Nursing with her RN degree, went on to obtain her BSN from University of Detroit/Mercy and then obtained her MSN with Family Nurse Practitioner certification at Millersville University in 1998. She has specialized in treating advanced prostate cancer over the last 11 years, her practice does provenge infusions, Xofigo treatments along with the oral chemotherapeutic agents in this area. She has published numerous articles over the years on various topics in urology. She is an author in the Core Curriculum on prostate cancer and renal cancer. She is a nationally recognized speaker on urologic topics especially related to prostate cancer.