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Is there a benefit of radiation to lymph node metastases during hormone therapy?

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the benefit of radiation to limited sites of cancer spread (metastases) in men no longer responding to hormone therapy. Researchers reported effective local cancer control after radiation of lymph node metastases in patients no longer responding to hormone therapy.  Some background Hormone therapy is the...

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Examining surgery as a primary treatment for high-risk prostate cancer

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined evidence for the role of prostate surgery in treating high-risk prostate cancer. Authors concluded that surgery is an effective primary treatment option for men with high-risk disease. Some background Localized prostate cancer is cancer that is confined to the prostate gland. Men with high-risk localized prostate...

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Should immunotherapy be administered before or after hormone therapy?

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined whether immunotherapy with sipuleucel-T (Provenge) shows a greater immune response if administered before or after androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). Authors present preliminary evidence of improved immune cell response when sipuleucel-T was administered first in patients with recurrent prostate cancer at high risk of...

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