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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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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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 assess the evidence-based management of prostate cancer (PCa).

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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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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...

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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 Holland

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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BMJ Learning - British Medical Learning
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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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MIMS Learning - Monthly Index of Medical Specialities
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