Illucix is a preparation kit for gallium-68 PSMA-11 injection, an agent indicated for PET PSMA position tumors in patients with suspected prostate cancer metastasis who are eligible for initial definitive therapy and have suspected cancer recurrence based on elevated PSA levels.
From JAMA Network Open comes this conclusion: “In this study, the benefit associated with olaparib was reduced, eliminated, or inferior in specific subgroups of patients when treatment outcomes were compared with a more active standard of care, ie, cabazitaxel. While treatment with olaparib was associated with superior rPFS in patients with BRCA1/2 variants, those with […]
Directly from this Journal of Clinical Oncology Original Report: “Among men randomly assigned to receive ADT + RT + docetaxel versus ADT + RT, significantly less RT-induced cancers were observed. The treatment effect of adding docetaxel to ADT + RT on overall survival in men with a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) < 4 ng/mL was driven […]
In this clinical trial, the authors attempt to answer the question of whether a high-intensity interval training program can improve cardiorespiratory fitness and delay the biochemical progression of prostate cancer in patients who are undergoing active surveillance. One group was asked to complete 12 weeks of thrice-weekly, supervised aerobic sessions on a treadmill at 85% […]
Bowing to criticism from doctors, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has again updated its guidelines for prostate cancer. The previous update, released this past September, had changed the recommendation about active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer to state that active surveillance was no longer the “preferred” management option for patients with low-risk prostate cancer […]
The updated NCCN guidelines no longer say that active surveillance is “preferred” for low-risk prostate cancer, prompting some physicians to claim this recommendation may encourage overtreatment and is a “step back” from progress made over the last decade, which has been defined by active surveillance as the preferable care option for most low-risk localized prostate […]
A discussion between an oncologist and a patient, Evelyn, a transgender woman with prostate cancer who was able to change the doctor’s binary view of gender thanks to a candid conversation and the help from a dozen eggs – brown and blue.
Published on the AUA website and developed by a panel of experts from these three groups as well as representation from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and a patient advocate, 38 recommendations are listed across the care continuum of advanced disease.
Already approved to treat ovarian cancer, Rubraca (rucaparib) has been granted accelerated approval as the first PARP inhibitor to treat certain patients with prostate cancer, offering a completely new approach for physicians.