Cancer of prostate

Prostate cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancer in males globally. It is a highly heterogeneous condition; it can be aggressive but will more typically develop

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Added 13 days ago Drug news

Phase III TITAN study of Erleada shows improved PFS and OS in prostate cancer.

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced findings from the investigational Phase III TITAN study, which showed the...

Added 2 months ago Congress news

Hormonal treatment may trigger depression in men with prostate cancer

Men who receive anti-hormonal treatment after having their prostate removed are 80% more likely to suffer from depression than men who don’t receive this treatment.

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EAU Guidelines on Prostate Cancer

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines Group for Prostate Cancer have prepared this guidelines document to assist medical professionals assess the evidence-based management of prostate cancer (PCa).

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Cancer of the prostate: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best...

Added 3 years ago

Diagnosing prostate cancer: PROGENSA PCA3 assay and Prostate Health Index

NICE has not recommended the PROGENSA PCA3 assay and the Prostate Health Index for use in people having investigations for suspected prostate cancer, who have had a negative or inconclusive transrectal ultrasound prostate biopsy.

Added 4 years ago

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Journal articles

Metabolic Biosynthesis Pathways Identified from Fecal Microbiome Associated with Prostate Cancer.

Objective: To investigate gut bacterial diversity, identify specific metabolic pathways associated with disease, and develop a microbiome risk profile for prostate cancer.

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The Role of Gut Microbiome in the Pathogenesis of Prostate Cancer: A Prospective, Pilot Study.

Objective: To elucidate potential biomarkers or mechanistic principles involved with the gut microbiota and its impact on prostate cancer pathogenesis.

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Apalutamide and its use in the treatment of prostate cancer.

High-risk nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer is a lethal disease that previously lacked clear treatment options. Progression to bone metastases is associated with significant morbidity and high cost.

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Clinical trials

A Study of Niraparib in Combination With Abiraterone Acetate and Prednisone Versus Abiraterone Acetate and Prednisone for Treatment of Participants With Metastatic Prostate Cancer

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of niraparib in combination with abiraterone acetate and prednisone (AA-P) compared to AA-P plus placebo.

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A Study of Abiraterone Acetate Plus Prednisone With or Without Abemaciclib (LY2835219) in Participants With Prostate Cancer

This study is being done to see how safe and effective abemaciclib is when given together with abiraterone acetate plus prednisone in participants with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer.

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Study on Olaparib Plus Abiraterone as First-line Therapy in Men With Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety (including evaluating side effects) of combination of olaparib and abiraterone versus placebo and abiraterone in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer...

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Fiona Holland

Fiona worked in the fitness and wellness industry in the US for 13 years, supporting behaviour change in a variety of settings. Fiona’s research interests lie broadly within health and wellbeing. She is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies in the areas of body image ... Read more

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.

CME

Managing the side effects of treatment for prostate cancer

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Managing patients at risk of prostate cancer

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on prostate cancer

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