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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CHMP opinion for Erleada for patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. Janssen Pharma

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of...

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District Court invalidates all asserted claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,822,438 for Zytiga.- Johnson + Johnson

Johnson & Johnson has announced that the United States District Court, District of New Jersey has issued a ruling invalidating...

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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).

Added 2 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 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 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Effectiveness, safety and cost of abiraterone acetate in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: a real-world data analysis.

This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness, safety and cost of abiraterone acetate (AA) in patients with mCRPC.

Added 4 months ago

Abiraterone is effective and should be considered for the treatment of metastatic castrate-naïve prostate cancer.

In this key paper evaluation, the authors discuss the rational, trial design and results of the LATITUDE trial. Furthermore, the past and current standard of care of metastatic castrate-naïve prostate cancer (mCNPC)...

Added 4 months ago

Abiraterone acetate in the treatment of prostate cancer.

Herein, the in-detail pharmacological profile of AA, including androgen signaling, mechanism of action of AA, mechanism of AA resistance, pharmacokinetics, latest clinical findings...

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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...

Added 2 years ago

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.

Added 2 years ago

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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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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