Video Series: Current Topics in the Treatment of Advanced PCa
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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Using imaging to triage men with elevated PSA might avoid a quarter of unnecessary biopsies, according to a study.
No benefit of autologous urethral sling placement at robotic assisted radical prostatectomy on early return of continence at 6 months.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is more likely to develop among men with larger waist circumference and body mass index and higher leptin levels.
The investigators found that the cancer mortality rate hit its peak in 1991, before beginning a steady slide of roughly 1.5% per year among both men and women through 2014.
The proportions of skeletal-related events did not differ significantly between the every 4-week dosing group vs the every 12-week dosing group of bone metastases patients.
Prostate atrophy in more cores also was associated with lower risks of low- and high-grade disease.
In a study, 53.1% of patients had concomitant prostate cancer in radical cystectomy specimens.
Proposed 5-tiered system found to predict the risk of prostate cancer-specific mortality.
Patients on active surveillance with stable disease at the time of initial surveillance prostate biopsy may be appropriate candidates for less intensive surveillance prostate biopsy schedules.
Mutation carrier status was associated with earlier death and among lethal prostate cancer patients (age 67 vs 72 in non-carriers) and shorter survival.
In patients undergoing confirmatory biopsy for active surveillance, MRI can increase detection of clinically significant tumors compared with standard systematic biopsy.
PITX2 methylation was increased in tumor-positive biopsies.
When MRI-US fusion biopsy is added to the standard 12-core biopsy, the number of men eligible for active surveillance decreases, study finds.
Magnetic resonance imaging of the prostate missed 13% of high-grade cancers that were later found on transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy.
CRPC patients treated with radium-223 spent fewer days in the hospital both before and after a skeletal event compared with placebo recipients.
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