Prostate Cancer

Darolutamide Slows Spread Of Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 -- Metastasis-free survival is significantly longer among men with nonmetastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer treated with darolutamide versus placebo, according to a phase 3 study published online Feb. 14 in the...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Metastasis, Placebo, Medical Research

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Medical News Today: What To Expect From Lupron Treatment

Lupron (leuprolide acetate) is a type of hormone therapy for people with prostate cancer. Lupron is an injection drug, and doctors often prescribe it in combination with radiation therapy or surgery. As it lowers a person’s testosterone levels,...
Related topics: Hormones, Cancer, Oncology

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Mrsa Decolonization; Perinatal Depression: It's Podmed Double T! (with Audio)

(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics also include active surveillance for prostate cancer and reducing opioid use after hip surgery
Related topics: Methicillin-Resistant Staphyloccus Aureus, Depression, Cancer, Oncology

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Immunotherapy Lurches Forward In Prostate Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Combination trials in mCRPC yield responses in immunologically "cold" tumor
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Novel Radiotherapy Shows Promise In Heavily Pretreated Mcrpc

A novel targeted radiolabeled small molecule appears to improve overall survival in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Prostate Cancer: Disease-causing Mutations More Common Than Assumed (cme/ce)

(MedPage Today) -- In many cases, pathogenic variants were found in genes not recommended for testing in current guidelines
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Genetics

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Surveillance Of Low-risk Prostate Cancer Tripled

(MedPage Today) -- Radical prostatectomy gained some ground for high-risk disease
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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More U.s. Men Holding Off On Prostate Cancer Surgery

TUESDAY, Feb. 12, 2019 -- Many more American men are now saying no to surgery for low-risk prostate cancer, and choosing to monitor the disease instead, a new study finds. Over just five years, researchers found, the number of men who opted for...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Study Finds Upsurge In 'active Surveillance' For Low-risk Prostate Cancer

Many men with low-risk prostate cancer who most likely previously would have undergone immediate surgery or radiation are now adopting a more conservative 'active surveillance' strategy, according to a new study.
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Active Surveillance For Prostate Cancer Triples In Us

Active surveillance or the delay of definitive treatment jumped dramatically over a 5-year study period. But an additional trend worried the study authors. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Medical News Today: Blocking Fatty Acids Slows Prostate Cancer Progression

New research in mice finds that fatty acids fuel prostate tumor growth and that blocking the uptake of fatty acids slows cancer progression.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Gaps Seen In Prostate Cancer Gene Testing Criteria

(MedPage Today) -- NCCN guidelines should be 'simplified and expanded,' researchers urge
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Genetics, Medical Research

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Researchers Develop Prostate Cancer Prediction Tool That Has Unmatched Accuracy

Researchers have developed a novel machine-learning framework that distinguishes between low- and high-risk prostate cancer with more precision than ever before. The framework is intended to help physicians -- in particular, radiologists -- more...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Medicare Won't Pay For Prostate Cancer Risk Test

Flaws in clinical studies were cited by a Medicare contractor in rejecting reimbursement for 4Kscore, a blood test that predicts the likelihood of aggressive prostate cancer. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Medicare, Cancer, Oncology, Blood Test

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Adt, Sex Top Qol Problems In Prostate Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Overall, good functional status across ages, disease stages
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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No Benefit With Adjuvant Docetaxel In Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer (cme/ce)

(MedPage Today) -- ADT with or without docetaxel yielded similar PFS at 10 years in androgen-dependent disease
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Enlarged Prostate Could Actually Be Stopping Tumor Growth, Simulations Show

For men older than about 60, an enlarged prostate means feeling the urge to make a pit stop way too often throughout the day. But a new study shows that if these men also happen to have prostate cancer, the larger prostate actually impedes tumor...
Related topics: Cancer, Medical Research, Oncology

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Electrical Activity In Prostate Cancer Cells

Experts have carried out a series of experiments with which, for the first time, they have been able to characterize the normal electrical activity in PC-3 prostate cancer cells in real time, with a resulting low-frequency electrical pattern between...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Adjuvant Docetaxel No Help In High-risk Prostate Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Similar rates of progression at 10 years in androgen-dependent disease
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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A Story Of Treatment Failure And End-of-life Decisions

Part 4 of a series. By the time my father’s metastatic prostate cancer was diagnosed, he was already experiencing symptoms of poor appetite and weight loss, which grew progressively worse following his first hospital admission. As his nutritional...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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