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Seattle Genetics + Astellas collaborate with Merck Inc., to evaluate enfortumab vedotin in combination with Keytruda to treat metastatic urothelial cancer.

Seattle Genetics, Inc.and Astellas Pharma Inc. announced a clinical collaboration agreement with Merck, known as MSD outside the United States...

Added 9 days ago Drug news

Ferring launches new company, FerGene, to focus on development of nadofaragene firadenovec to treat non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.

Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Blackstone Life Sciences announced the joint investment of over $570 million USD in nadofaragene firadenovec (rAd-IFN/Syn3), an...

Added 15 days ago Drug news

Myovant Sciences announces 97% response rate in positive phase III HERO study of once-daily, oral relugolix in men with advanced prostate cancer.

Myovant Sciences announced that the Phase III HERO study of once-daily, oral relugolix (120 mg) met its primary efficacy endpoint...

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Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

Explore the pathophysiology, epidemiology and multi-system symptoms associated with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, as well as how to achieve an early and accurate diagnosis.

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Fluid Management

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women: management

This guideline covers assessing and managing urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women aged 18 and over. It also covers complications associated with mesh surgery for these conditions.

Added 3 months ago

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

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Journal articles

Diagnostic properties of total and free prostate-specific antigen to predict overall and clinically significant prostate cancer among men with low testosterone and prior negative biopsy.

Objective: To evaluate whether total serum PSA, free-PSA ratio and PSA density have similar diagnostic properties for detecting prostate cancer (PCa) and clinically-significant (cs) PCa in men with normal testosterone compared...

Added 17 days ago

Role of Androgen Receptor in Prostate Cancer: A Review.

This review focuses on the functions of AR in prostate cancer and the development of CRPC and promising new agents against CRPC.

Added 17 days ago

Increased expression of miR-153 predicts poor prognosis for patients with prostate cancer.

Deregulation of miR-153 has recently been observed in several common human cancer, while miR-153 serves an oncogene or tumor suppressive role in different cancer types. Previously, miR-153 has been identified to be overexpressed in...

Added 17 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 2 months ago

Study to Compare the Effects of Drug Darolutamide and Drug Enzalutamide on Physical Function, Including Balance and Daily Activity, in Patients With Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) (DaroAcT)

Researchers in this study want to compare the effects of drug darolutamide and drug enzalutamide on physical function, including balance and daily activity, in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC).

Added 17 days ago

Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Plus Enzalutamide Versus Placebo Plus Enzalutamide in Participants With Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC) (MK-3475-641/KEYNOTE-641)

The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of the combination of pembrolizumab (MK-3475) and enzalutamide in the treatment of men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who have not received...

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Blog Posts

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 4 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 5 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. 

CME

Managing the side effects of treatment for prostate cancer

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Idiopathic constipation and nocturnal enuresis in childhood: a guide to management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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Managing patients at risk of prostate cancer

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