Data from multiple sources - Curated by Marshall Pearce - Last updated 06 June 2017

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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Patent Trial and Appeal Board invalidates Zytiga's 2027 patent and opens the way for generic competition.- Johnson & Johnson.

. Johnson & Johnson's prostate cancer therapy Zytiga (abiraterone acetate) faces the prospect of generics this year- 2018-, as a...

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Prostate cancer trial is unblinded early

Phase III trial of Xofigo (radium-223 dichloride (radium-223)) in combination with abiraterone acetate and prednisone/prednisolone in prostate cancer.

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How can you balance the harmful effects of treatment with control of prostate cancer growth in otherwise healthy patients?

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Guidelines

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...

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Evidence-based indications for the use of PET-CT in the United Kingdom 2016

Since its introduction into clinical practice in the UK 26 years ago, positorn emission tomography (PET) followed by positron emission tomography-computed tomography...

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Prostate cancer: 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...

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Journal articles

PSA response to cabazitaxel is associated with improved progression-free survival in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: the non-interventional QoLiTime study.

Purpose: To evaluate the association between prostate-specific antigen (PSA) response and progression-free and overall survival in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) treated with cabazitaxel.

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p53 status in the primary tumor predicts efficacy of subsequent abiraterone and enzalutamide in castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Background: We tested whether tissue-based analysis of p53 and PTEN genomic status in primary tumors is predictive for subsequent sensitivity to abiraterone and enzalutamide in castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC).

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Processed and raw tomato consumption and risk of prostate cancer: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis.

Background: Prostate cancer (PCa) is the second most frequently diagnosed cancer among men worldwide. Many epidemiological studies have found an inverse association between increased tomato consumption and PCa risk.

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Clinical trials

Study of abiraterone acetate plus ADT versus apalatumide versus abiraterone and apalatumide in patients with advanced prostate cancer with non-castrate testosterone levels

Evaluation of the activity, safety and patients reported outcome of ADT plus abiraterone, abiraterone plus APALUTAMIDE (a second-generation antiandrogen) or APALUTAMIDE alone in hormone naïve locally advanced...

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Olaparib with or without cediranib in treating patients with metastatic hormone-resistant prostate cancer

This randomized phase II trial studies how well olaparib with or without cediranib works in treating patients with hormone-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body.

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Hormone therapy with or without definitive radiotherapy in metastatic prostate cancer

PART I - Hormone therapy with or without definitive radiotherapy in metastatic prostate cancer
The goal of this clinical study PART I is to determine impact of radiotherapy treatment in combination with...

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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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