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FDA accepts filing of NDA for Lynparza for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer . AstraZeneca + Merck Inc.

AstraZeneca and MSD Inc.,announced that a supplemental New Drug Application for Lynparza (olaparib) has been accepted and granted Priority Review...

Added 19 days ago Drug news

FDA grants expanded indication for the use of the UroLift System to treat larger prostates, between 80cc and 100cc.-Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex Incorporated announced that the FDA has granted the company an expanded indication for the use of its UroLift System...

Added 1 month ago Drug news

FDA approves supplemental NDA for Xtandi in castration-sensitive prostate cancer.- Pfizer + Astellas

Pfizer and Astellas Pharma announced that the FDA has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Xtandi (enzalutamide) for...

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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 6 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

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 5 years ago

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Journal articles

Genomics of lethal prostate cancer at diagnosis and castration-resistance.

Genomics of primary prostate cancer differs from that of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). We studied genomic aberrations in primary prostate cancer biopsies from patients who developed mCRPC...

Added 17 days ago

Silencing TTK expression inhibits the proliferation and progression of prostate cancer.

Purpose: The main objective of our study was to explore changes in the expression levels of differentially expressed genes associated with prostate cancer progression and to design a series of experiments to verify the function of...

Added 17 days ago

Proton versus photon-based radiation therapy for prostate cancer: emerging evidence and considerations in the era of value-based cancer care.

Background: Advances in radiation technology have transformed treatment options for patients with localized prostate cancer. The evolution of three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy and intensity-modulated radiation therapy...

Added 17 days ago

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Clinical trials

Trial of NanoPac Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer

NanoPac is very small (submicron) particles of the chemotherapy drug, paclitaxel, which is administered intravenously in a number of types of cancer. These submicron particles are injected directly into solid tumors to target cancer at...

Added 17 days ago

Hypofractionated Whole-Pelvis Radiotherapy (WPRT) vs Conventionally-Fractionated WPRT in Prostate Cancer (HOPE)

The purpose of this research study is to determine if 5 (five) fractions of external radiotherapy with higher radiation doses per fraction to the pelvis leads to similar results to the standard of care external radiotherapy treatment that is...

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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 3 months ago

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Blog Posts

Monica Caliber

Hypogonadism – why important to diagnose and treat?

Posted 3 years 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 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. 

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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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