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Farxiga phase III DAPA-CKD trial will be stopped early after overwhelming efficacy in patients with chronic kidney disease.-AstraZeneca

The Dapagliflozin And Prevention of Adverse outcomes in Chronic Kidney Disease (DAPA-CKD) Phase III trial for Farxiga (dapagliflozin) in patients...

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Phase IV trial data with Rayaldee shows efficacy in chronic kidney disease.- OPKO Health

OPKO Health reported interim results from an ongoing Phase IV clinical trial comparing Rayaldee with three common treatment regimens for...

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Oncology Venture reports results of FDA meeting for dovitinib as a treatment for renal cell carcinoma.

Oncology Venture has had a meeting with the FDA to discuss a potential path to approval for dovitinib used to...

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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.

Fluid Management

Fluid Management

Are you up-to-date with the latest evidence of effective procedures for fluid management?

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Optimising anti-TNF treatment using biosimilars

Optimising anti-TNF treatment using biosimilars

Biosimilars are uniquely placed to change clinical practice in the fields of gastroenterology, rheumatology, and dermatology. The adoption of biosimilars can improve patient access to the most appropriate treatment, at the optimum time, to ensure the best possible long-term disease outcomes.

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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.

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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 4 years ago

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Journal articles

Switching Reference Medicines to Biosimilars: A Systematic Literature Review of Clinical Outcomes.

Introduction: To evaluate the possibility that switching from reference biologic medicines to biosimilars could lead to altered clinical outcomes, including enhanced immunogenicity, compromised safety, or diminished efficacy...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 6 months ago

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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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