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Reviewing the changes in quality of life and lower urinary tract symptoms in patients with prostate cancer following prostate surgery

Reviewing the changes in quality of life and lower urinary tract symptoms in patients with prostate cancer following prostate surgery

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

In a nutshell This review explained the changes in lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and quality of life (QoL) that occurred over time in patients with prostate cancer following radical prostatectomy (RP; removal of the prostate). The data showed that 6 to 12 months are required for LUTS improvement after RT. Some background Patients with prostate...

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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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Comparing the overall survival rates to general life expectancy predictions after radical prostatectomy in patients with prostate cancer.

Comparing the overall survival rates to general life expectancy predictions after radical prostatectomy in patients with prostate cancer.

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

In a nutshell This study compared the overall survival rates to general life expectancy predictions after radical prostatectomy (RP; prostate removal surgery) in German patients with localized prostate cancer. The study found that low- and intermediate-risk patients treated with RP have increased overall survival rates compared to general life...

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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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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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The role of androgen deprivation therapy plus radiotherapy in the treatment of prostate cancer after prostate surgery

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

In a nutshell This study compared the safety and effectiveness of short-term androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) combined with radiotherapy (RT) in patients who underwent radical prostatectomy (RP). The main finding was that the combination of ADT and RT reduced the risk of recurrence and disease progression in these patients. Some background RP is...

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What are the effects of salvage stereotactic radiotherapy (SSRT) in prostate cancer relapse after prostate surgery?

Posted by on Nov 28, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of salvage stereotactic radiotherapy (SSRT) in patients with prostate bed recurrence after prostate surgery. The main finding was that SSRT was effective at curing or delaying prostate cancer recurrence. Some background Almost 30% of men who undergo radical prostatectomy (complete removal of the...

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Outcomes and side-effects after prostate surgery and intensity modulated radiation therapy

Posted by on Jul 21, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate long-term outcomes of radiation therapy after prostate surgery for prostate cancer. This study found that this is a safe treatment option for these patients. Some background Prostate surgery is a common treatment for prostate cancer (PCa). Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is another option....

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Male urethral “Mini-Sling” in treating stress urinary incontinence and climacturia after prostate cancer treatment

Posted by on Jul 9, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the use of the 'mini-sling' surgery during placement of penile prosthesis for the treatment of urinary incontinence and climacturia (urine leaking during sexual intercourse) in men with erectile dysfunction after prostate cancer treatment. This study found that this procedure is promising for these...

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Nerve grafting to restore erectile function after radical prostatectomy

Posted by on Jun 7, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article investigated the safety and efficacy of end-to-side nerve grafting surgery (NGS) in patients with erectile dysfunction (ED) after prostate surgery.  The authors concluded that NGS was a safe and effective treatment option for these patients. Some background Radical prostatectomy (RP) is surgery to remove the prostate....

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Searching for patients with stage 3-4 prostate cancer to test a treatment combination. 

Posted by on Mar 28, 2019 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the effectiveness of radiation therapy with or without apalutamide (Erleada) in the treatment of stage 3-4 prostate cancer. The main outcome to be measured will be survival without cancer worsening. This trial is recruiting in Canada and the United States. The details Radiation therapy uses high energy x-ray...

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Is conventional or hypofractionated radiation therapy better for the treatment of prostate cancer?

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two different types of radiation therapy after prostate surgery for prostate cancer, hypofractionated postprostatectomy radiation therapy (hypoPORT) and conventional postprostatectomy radiation therapy (coPORT). Results showed that hypoPORT may be effective in prostate cancer control and with similar side effects as...

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