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Ferring Pharma announces positive European Decentralised Procedure for Testavan to treat hypogonadism.

Ferring Pharmaceuticals has announced the positive outcome of the European Decentralised Procedure (DCP) for Testavan (transdermal testosterone gel 2%), a...

Added 1 month ago Drug news

FDA accepts sNDA for Xtandi to expand its indication to include men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. - Pfizer + Astellas Pharma.

Pfizer Inc. and Astellas Pharma Inc. announced that a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Xtandi (enzalutamide) has been accepted...

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Successful results for nolasiban from IMPLANT2 trial for improving pregnancy rate following in vitro fertilization.- ObsEva SA

ObsEva SA a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for serious conditions that compromise...

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Learning Zones

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Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer

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

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

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Guidelines

Guidelines on Penile Cancer

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines on Penile Cancer provides up-to-date information on the diagnosis and management of penile squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).

Added 4 years ago

Guidelines on Male Sexual Dysfunction

These guidelines include four sections:
- erectile dysfunction (ED)
- premature ejaculation (PE)
- penile curvature
- priapism.

Added 2 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 2 years ago

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Journal articles

A Phase II trial of 8 weeks of degarelix for prostate volume reduction: Efficacy and hormonal recovery.

The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of 8 weeks of degarelix for prostate downsizing before interstitial brachytherapy. We also report associated toxicity and the time course of endocrine recovery over the following 12 months.

Added 2 months ago

Degarelix treatment is compatible with diabetes and antithrombotic therapy in patients with prostate cancer.

This study aimed to ascertain the following: 1) the compatibility of degarelix treatment with diabetes and 2) any specific causal associations of degarelix injections with increased blood clotting and antithrombotic therapy requirements.

Added 2 months ago

Degarelix versus luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonists for the treatment of prostate cancer.

This review will summarize the pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties of the GnRH antagonist degarelix and its role in the management of advanced prostate cancer, the clinical evidence supporting...

Added 2 months ago

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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 1 year 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 1 year 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...

Added 1 year ago

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Blog Posts

Monica Caliber

Hypogonadism – why important to diagnose and treat?

Posted 1 year ago

Most clinicians and patients think that the purpose of treating hypogonadism is to merely relieve symptoms. However, this only scratches the surface... 

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 2 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

My Urology Doc

Men's Health: A Forgotten Topic

Posted 3 years ago

Men's health is a forgotten topic. To be honest, we men are mostly to blame. We've clung to our masculine misconceptions and repeatedly refused to engage the healthcare community. Who can blame us, we're invincible and we're going to live forever, right? Well, not exactly. Let's look at some of the reasons men's health is one of the least engaged topics in healthcare. 

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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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