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Extending therapy with aromatase inhibitors to 10 years in postmenopausal patients with hormone receptor-positive early-stage breast cancer.

Extending therapy with aromatase inhibitors to 10 years in postmenopausal patients with hormone receptor-positive early-stage breast cancer.

Posted by on Jun 5, 2022 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety outcomes of extending treatment with letrozole (Femara), an aromatase inhibitor, to 10 years in postmenopausal patients with hormone receptor-positive (HR+) early-stage breast cancer (BC). The data showed that extending treatment with letrozole to 10 years significantly improved the...

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Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of adding abiraterone acetate and prednisolone with or without enzalutamide to androgen-deprivation therapy in patients with high-risk non-metastatic prostate cancer.

Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of adding abiraterone acetate and prednisolone with or without enzalutamide to androgen-deprivation therapy in patients with high-risk non-metastatic prostate cancer.

Posted by on May 31, 2022 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study evaluated the effectiveness and safety outcomes of adding abiraterone acetate (AA; Zytiga) and prednisolone (P; Deltasone) with or without enzalutamide (Xtandi) to androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) in patients with high-risk non-metastatic prostate cancer (PC). The data showed that AAP added to ADT significantly improved survival...

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Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of 225Ac-PSMA-617 after treatment with androgen deprivation therapy in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of 225Ac-PSMA-617 after treatment with androgen deprivation therapy in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Posted by on May 31, 2022 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of actinium-225 [225Ac]-PSMA-617 (225AcPSMA) after treatment with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). The data showed that 225AcPSMA treatment showed a higher response with manageable effects in these patients. Some...

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Evaluating the effectiveness of antiresorptive drugs on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with early-stage breast cancer receiving treatment with aromatase inhibitors.

Evaluating the effectiveness of antiresorptive drugs on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with early-stage breast cancer receiving treatment with aromatase inhibitors.

Posted by on May 31, 2022 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of antiresorptive drugs on bone mineral density (BMD) in postmenopausal women with early-stage breast cancer (BC) receiving treatment with aromatase inhibitors (AIs). The data showed that denosumab (Prolia) and zoledronic acid (Aclasta) were the most effective antiresorptive treatment options to...

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Comparing the effectiveness and safety of abiraterone acetate and enzalutamide for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Comparing the effectiveness and safety of abiraterone acetate and enzalutamide for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Posted by on May 8, 2022 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness and safety of abiraterone acetate (Zytiga; AA) and enzalutamide (Xtandi; ENZ) in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). The data showed that both medication improve outcomes compared to placebo and ENZ is more effective in improving survival without cancer...

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Does sipuleucel-T improve the survival of men with advanced prostate cancer treated with androgen receptor-targeting drugs?

Does sipuleucel-T improve the survival of men with advanced prostate cancer treated with androgen receptor-targeting drugs?

Posted by on Apr 10, 2022 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of adding sipuleucel-T (Provenge) androgen receptor-targeting agents (ARTAs) such as abiraterone acetate (AA; Zytiga) and enzalutamide (Xtandi) in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). The data showed that those receiving both sipuleucel-T and ARTAs were more...

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Evaluating the effects of physical therapies on improvement in psychosomatic symptoms and quality of life in patients with breast cancer treated with aromatase inhibitors.

Evaluating the effects of physical therapies on improvement in psychosomatic symptoms and quality of life in patients with breast cancer treated with aromatase inhibitors.

Posted by on Feb 13, 2022 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effects of physical therapies on improvement in psychosomatic symptoms and quality of life (QoL) in patients with breast cancer (BC) treated with aromatase inhibitors (AIs). The data showed that acupuncture can significantly reduce pain intensity and exercise training might improve QoL in these...

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Comparing the effectiveness and safety of apalutamide with darolutamide for non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Comparing the effectiveness and safety of apalutamide with darolutamide for non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Posted by on Dec 19, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study compared the effectiveness and safety outcomes of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) with either apalutamide (Erleada) or darolutamide (Nubeqa) for the treatment of non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). The data showed that apalutamide plus ADT was safe and more effective in improving...

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Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of ipatasertib plus abiraterone and prednisolone for the treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of ipatasertib plus abiraterone and prednisolone for the treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Posted by on Aug 29, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety outcomes of ipatasertib (GDC-0068) in combination with abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) plus prednisone (Deltasone) (AAP) for the treatment of patients with previously untreated metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). The data showed that ipatasertib plus...

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Treating castration-resistant prostate cancer that has not spread using new hormonal therapies

Treating castration-resistant prostate cancer that has not spread using new hormonal therapies

Posted by on Aug 15, 2021 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study analyzed the effectiveness and safety of new hormonal therapies (nHTs) in patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). The authors concluded that nHT improved the outcomes of these patients.  Some background CRPC is an aggressive type of prostate cancer that is resistant to androgen...

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Aromatase inhibitors versus tamoxifen following chemotherapy for perimenopausal women with breast cancer

Aromatase inhibitors versus tamoxifen following chemotherapy for perimenopausal women with breast cancer

Posted by on Jul 31, 2021 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study was carried out to assess the use of aromatase inhibitors (AI) versus tamoxifen (Novaldex) for women before menopause with estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer (BC). The authors found that AIs were associated with better outcomes than tamoxifen in these patients.  Some background About 80% of all BCs...

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Does androgen-deprivation therapy increase risk of mortality from heart attack or stroke?

Does androgen-deprivation therapy increase risk of mortality from heart attack or stroke?

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

In a nutshell This study examined the risk of heart-related mortality in patients undergoing androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer. It found that patients treated with radiation therapy and ADT did not have an increased risk of heart-related mortality. Some background Prostate cancer is often treated with radiation therapy to...

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