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Evaluating the effectiveness of extended robot-assisted prostate surgery and extended pelvic lymph node dissection in patients with very high-risk prostate cancer.

Evaluating the effectiveness of extended robot-assisted prostate surgery and extended pelvic lymph node dissection in patients with very high-risk prostate cancer.

Posted by on Oct 31, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study analyzed the effectiveness of extended robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (eRALP) with extended pelvic lymph node dissection (ePLND) without any other additional treatments for patients with very-high-risk localized prostate cancer (PCa). The study found that eRALP with ePLND alone was safe and effective...

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Apalutamide plus androgen deprivation therapy preserves health-related quality of life in patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Apalutamide plus androgen deprivation therapy preserves health-related quality of life in patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Posted by on Oct 9, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reported the long-term effects on the health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) of apalutamide (Erleada) in combination with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) in patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC). The data showed that apalutamide plus ADT preserved HR-QoL in these patients. Some background...

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Should 18F-fluciclovine-PET/CT be included into the decision-making process for radiotherapy after surgery for prostate cancer?

Should 18F-fluciclovine-PET/CT be included into the decision-making process for radiotherapy after surgery for prostate cancer?

Posted by on Aug 22, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the role of 18F-fluciclovine-PET-CT versus conventional imaging (bone scan and either CT or MRI) alone for salvage radiotherapy (RT) after prostate surgery for the treatment of patients with localized prostate cancer (PCa). The data showed that including 18F-fluciclovine-PET-CT into the decision-making process for RT...

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Evaluating the association between the lowest PSA value after prostate surgery and the occurrence of biochemical recurrence in patients with localized prostate cancer

Evaluating the association between the lowest PSA value after prostate surgery and the occurrence of biochemical recurrence in patients with localized prostate cancer

Posted by on Jul 11, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the association between the lowest PSA value after radical prostatectomy (RP; surgery to remove the prostate) and the occurrence of biochemical recurrence (BCR) in patients with localized prostate cancer (PCa). The study found that a higher PSA value after RP and a shorter time to reach this...

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Evaluating the effectiveness and optimal duration of additional androgen deprivation therapy after radiotherapy in locally advanced prostate cancer

Evaluating the effectiveness and optimal duration of additional androgen deprivation therapy after radiotherapy in locally advanced prostate cancer

Posted by on Apr 25, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the outcomes and effectiveness of administering additional (adjuvant) androgen deprivation therapy (A-ADT) for long-term after radiotherapy (RT) in high-risk or very high-risk locally advanced prostate cancer (LAPC). The study found that the addition of A-ADT longer than 1 year after RT showed good treatment outcomes...

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Looking for patients with high risk prostate cancer to trial a radiation treatment

Looking for patients with high risk prostate cancer to trial a radiation treatment

Posted by on Aug 30, 2020 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is aiming to investigate the effectiveness of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) boost for the treatment in patients with high-risk prostate cancer (PCa). The main outcome that will be measured will be the quality of life (QoL) of patients. This study is being carried out in Ontario, Canada.  The details PCa is the...

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Does the frequency of radiotherapy doses impact its effectiveness and safety for patients with localized prostate cancer?

Posted by on Apr 12, 2020 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if the frequency of the same dose of radiotherapy (RT) changed the effectiveness and safety of patients with localized prostate cancer (PC). The results showed that RT that was given weekly was as effective and safe as RT given every other day. Some background Radiotherapy (RT) is an effective treatment for...

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Reviewing treatment options for patients with high-risk prostate cancer

Posted by on Mar 19, 2020 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviewed treatment options for patients with high-risk prostate cancer. Some background Prostate cancer is a cancer that starts in the prostate gland. There are different types of treatment for patients with prostate cancer. Treatment choice depends on disease stage or whether the cancer has spread to other parts of the...

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Looking patients with advanced cancer to test a new immunotherapy combination

Posted by on May 31, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 1/2 trial will investigate BMS-986253, an experimental drug, in combination with nivolumab (Opdivo) to treat advanced cancer. The main outcomes will be the occurrence of side effects and tumor response. The details Advanced cancers have limited treatment options. New drugs are in development to improve patient prognosis. These...

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