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Evaluating hypofractionated radiotherapy after prostate surgery in patients with prostate cancer.

Evaluating hypofractionated radiotherapy after prostate surgery in patients with prostate cancer.

Posted by on Jul 21, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the outcomes of hypofractionated intensity-modulated radiation therapy (H-IMRT) to the prostate bed in patients with localized prostate cancer after prostate surgery. The data showed that H-IMRT after prostate surgery was safe and well-tolerated in these patients. Some background Localized prostate cancer...

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Evaluating the effectiveness of salvage radiotherapy for recurrence after prostate surgery in patients with localized prostate cancer.

Evaluating the effectiveness of salvage radiotherapy for recurrence after prostate surgery in patients with localized prostate cancer.

Posted by on Jun 30, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of salvage radiotherapy (RT) in patients with recurrence of prostate cancer (PCa) after prostate surgery. The study found that salvage RT was effective in the management of PCa recurrence with manageable side effects. Some background Localized prostate cancer (PCa) is a form of cancer that...

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Comparing the outcomes of robot‑assisted and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy for the treatment of localized prostate cancer.

Comparing the outcomes of robot‑assisted and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy for the treatment of localized prostate cancer.

Posted by on Jun 6, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the outcomes of robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) with standard laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) for the treatment of patients with localized prostate cancer. The study found that the RARP approach was associated with better outcomes compared to LRP. Some background Localized prostate cancer (PCa)...

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Long-term outcomes of focal cryotherapy in low- to intermediate-risk prostate cancer.

Long-term outcomes of focal cryotherapy in low- to intermediate-risk prostate cancer.

Posted by on Jun 5, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the use of focal cryotherapy (FC) for the treatment of low- to intermediate-risk prostate cancer (PC). The authors found that the use of FC was safe and increased time to further therapy with similar survival compared to active surveillance (AS).  Some background PC is one of the most common forms of...

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Evaluating patient-reported outcomes with enzalutamide in the treatment of non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

Evaluating patient-reported outcomes with enzalutamide in the treatment of non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

Posted by on Mar 28, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated patient-reported outcomes in men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) when treated with either enzalutamide (Xtandi) or a placebo. The data showed that enzalutamide treatment delayed the time until pain progression and improved the quality of life of patients compared to a placebo. Some...

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Evaluating the effectiveness of tadalafil for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms and erectile dysfunction after low-dose-rate brachytherapy for prostate cancer

Evaluating the effectiveness of tadalafil for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms and erectile dysfunction after low-dose-rate brachytherapy for prostate cancer

Posted by on Mar 21, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5) inhibitor tadalafil (Cialis) for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and erectile dysfunction (ED) after low-dose-rate (LDR) brachytherapy (BT) in patients with localized prostate cancer. The data showed that tadalafil improved the LUTS and ED outcomes...

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Urinary, sexual outcomes and tumor control after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in localized prostate cancer

Urinary, sexual outcomes and tumor control after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in localized prostate cancer

Posted by on Mar 14, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study analyzed the urinary, sexual, and tumor control outcomes of robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RARP) over time in patients with localized prostate cancer. The study found that analyzing these three outcomes is beneficial for these patients. Some background Localized prostate cancer (PCa) is a form of...

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Searching for patients with confined prostate cancer to trial a cryoablation procedure

Searching for patients with confined prostate cancer to trial a cryoablation procedure

Posted by on Mar 13, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is looking to examine the use of a new treatment software (UroNAV Ablation) system in treating confined prostate cancer with cryoablation. The main outcomes to be measured will be device/treatment-related complications and tumor control. This trial is being carried out in New York, US.  The details Localized...

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Evaluating the outcomes of salvage Retzius-sparing robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy

Evaluating the outcomes of salvage Retzius-sparing robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy

Posted by on Mar 6, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and functional outcomes of using the Retzius-sparing robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RS-RARP) as a salvage treatment for patients with localized prostate cancer (PCa). The study found that the sRS-RARP approach was associated with good urinary and oncological outcomes in these...

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Evaluating long-term outcomes after high-intensity focused ultrasound for prostate cancer

Evaluating long-term outcomes after high-intensity focused ultrasound for prostate cancer

Posted by on Feb 21, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the long-term outcomes of patients who underwent whole-gland high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for non-metastatic prostate cancer. The data showed that HIFU has favorable outcomes in low- and intermediate-risk groups of patients. Some background HIFU is a treatment option for prostate...

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A look at high intensity focused ultrasound removal of prostate gland: effects and complications

A look at high intensity focused ultrasound removal of prostate gland: effects and complications

Posted by on Oct 4, 2020 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the short-term functional measures and complications for high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment in half of the prostate gland (hemi-gland) for patients with prostate cancer (PCa). The study showed that hemi-gland HIFU is a low-risk surgery and provides maintenance of sexual and urinary...

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