metastatic prostate cancer

  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Article from MedPage Today curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    Hormone therapy has been a mainstay in the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer. But, until now, guidelines have been short on detail. This news story outlines 38 approved additions to guidelines.

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  •   Emma Shtivelman, PhD

    Excerpt from Healio:

    “Treatment-emergent small cell neuroendocrine prostate cancer, a particularly deadly subtype of the disease, occurs in nearly one-fifth of all cases of metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer, study data showed.

    “Researchers suggested that the subtype should be treated with novel targeted therapies that are currently in the development or testing phase.”

    Go to full article published by Healio on July 9, 2018.

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  •   Emma Shtivelman, PhD

    Excerpt:

    “Black men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) who received hormonal therapy with the adrenal inhibitor abiraterone had greater and longer-lasting responses compared with white men, according to the results of a late-breaking study (abstract LBA5009) presented at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, held in Chicago June 1–5.

    “The prospective study found that black men were more likely to have a decline in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and had a longer median time to PSA worsening than white men. The findings were presented by Daniel George, MD, professor of medicine and surgery at Duke University.”

    Go to full article published by Cancer Network on Jun 2, 2018.

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