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 18 days ago Drug news

CARD study of Jevtana meet primary endpoint in prostate cancer and is published in NEJM.- Sanofi

Data published in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) previously treated...

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Phase III PROfound trial of Lynparza shows efficacy in prostate cancer.- AstraZeneca + Merck Inc

AstraZeneca and Merck Inc. presented detailed results from the Phase III PROfound trial in 387 men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate...

Added 20 days ago Drug news

Results from the second interim analysis of the phase III SPARTAN study featured in an oral presentation at ESMO 2019. Janssen Pharmaceuticals

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced updated, longer-term results from the pivotal Phase III SPARTAN study following...

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Guidelines

Prostate cancer: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer in secondary care, including information on the best way to diagnose and identify different stages of the disease, and how to manage adverse effects of treatment.

Added 5 years ago

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).

Added 3 years ago

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 4 years ago

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Journal articles

Prostate cancer in young men: An emerging young adult and older adolescent challenge.

Background: Recent observations suggest that prostate cancer is an increasing disease among older adolescents and young adults.

Added 22 days ago

Emerging therapeutic targets for patients with advanced prostate cancer.

Although recent advances in the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) have significantly improved patient outcomes, advanced prostate cancer is still associated with substantial morbidity and mortality, particularly...

Added 22 days ago

Androgen deprivation therapy in nonmetastatic prostate cancer patients: Indications, treatment effects, and new predictive biomarkers.

Men with prostate cancer with positive margins, extraprostatic extension, positive lymph nodes, high prostate‐specific antigen, or high Gleason Score are at high risk of recurrence following primary therapy. Androgen deprivation therapy...

Added 22 days ago

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Clinical trials

A Study of Nivolumab or Placebo in Combination With Docetaxel in Men With Advanced Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer (CheckMate 7DX)

The purpose of this study is to test the safety and effectiveness of nivolumab with docetaxel in men with advanced castration resistant prostate cancer who have progressed after second-generation hormonal manipulation

Added 19 days ago

Trial of Acetylsalicylic Acid and Atorvastatin in Patients With Castrate-resistant Prostate Cancer (PEACE-4)

The primary objective is to evaluate the benefit of acetylsalicylic acid and atorvastatin on overall survival (OS) (main endpoint) for patients with castrate-resistant prostate cancer starting first line treatment for CRPC.

Added 22 days ago

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.

Added 5 months ago

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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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