Video Series: Current Topics in the Treatment of Advanced PCa

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Philip Kantoff, MD, Andrew Armstrong, MD, William Oh, MD, and A. Oliver Sartor, MD, discuss advances in treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer and metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, specifically newer hormonal therapies.

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MRI/US Fusion Improves Prostate Cancer Detection

MRI/US Fusion Improves Prostate Cancer Detection

The approach can help identify suitable candidates for active surveillance, but false positives and cost effectiveness are concerns.

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Study: mpMRI Findings in Prostate Cancer Patients Unaffected by TRT

Study: mpMRI Findings in Prostate Cancer Patients Unaffected by TRT

Results show that mpMRI and PI-RADSv2 score have a greater ability to detect prostate cancer progression after TRT compared with PSA.

No Survival Benefit for EBT With Brachytherapy in Intermediate PCa

No Survival Benefit for EBT With Brachytherapy in Intermediate PCa

Addition of external beam therapy doesn't improve 5-year progression-free survival in prostate cancet

Hypertension May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk

Hypertension May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk

Data from 21 observational studies showed an 8% increased risk of prostate cancer.

10-Year Mortality for Localized PCa Does Not Differ by Treatment Choice

10-Year Mortality for Localized PCa Does Not Differ by Treatment Choice

Ten-year mortality rates of prostate cancer are low, regardless of whether patients are treated with radiotherapy, surgery, or undergo only active surveillance.

Digital Rectal Examination, PSA Testing Rates Declining

Digital Rectal Examination, PSA Testing Rates Declining

Decreases in use of screening following USPSTF recommendations against routine PSA screening.

Vasectomy Unlikely to Increase Prostate Cancer Risk, Mortality

Vasectomy Unlikely to Increase Prostate Cancer Risk, Mortality

Large study challenges previous research linking the procedure to slightly higher chance of disease.

Urinary, Sexual Function Recovery Differs by Localized PCa Treatment

Urinary, Sexual Function Recovery Differs by Localized PCa Treatment

Urinary, bowel, sexual function, and quality of life among men with prostate cancer may vary depending on treatment type.

Bacteremia Often Caused by TURP

Bacteremia Often Caused by TURP

Researchers' results showed that the presence of a urinary catheter and recent antibiotic use were associated with increased odds of intra-operative bacteremia.

Adding Zoledronic Acid to ADT Does Not Delay PCa Treatment Failure

Adding Zoledronic Acid to ADT Does Not Delay PCa Treatment Failure

Study tested the combination in men with treatment-naïve prostate cancer and bone metastasis.

PSA Failure Predicts Death in Men With Low Comorbidity Burden

PSA Failure Predicts Death in Men With Low Comorbidity Burden

Findings among men with localized intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer.

Metastatic PCa Is On the Rise

Metastatic PCa Is On the Rise

Between 2007 to 2013, the incidence of metastatic PCa increased by 7.1% annually.

PCa Treatment Can Relieve Pre-Existing LUTS

PCa Treatment Can Relieve Pre-Existing LUTS

Patients' pre-existing urinary problems influenced their perceptions of symptom relief after prostate cancer treatment.

Long-term ADT Use Not Linked With Cognitive Decline

Long-term ADT Use Not Linked With Cognitive Decline

Ongoing use of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) for up to 36 months is not associated with cognitive decline among men with prostate cancer.

Genetic Variant in Prostate Cancer Patients May Predict ADT Failure

Genetic Variant in Prostate Cancer Patients May Predict ADT Failure

Men with 1 or 2 copies of the HSD3B1 (1245C) allele are more likely to experience disease progression.

Treatment-Related Hospitalizations Similar for PCa Surgery, Radiation

Treatment-Related Hospitalizations Similar for PCa Surgery, Radiation

The odds were 16% lower for men who underwent external beam radiotherapy/intensity modulated radiation therapy, however.

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