Latest Advanced Prostate Cancer News

//Latest Advanced Prostate Cancer News

Jevtana, Taxotere, Zytiga and Xtandi discussion – video from ASCO 2016

As we get ready for next weeks' American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting, I thought advanced prostate cancer patients would find it helpful to see this thirty minute review from last years meeting. Click [...]

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Advanced Disease, Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

Xtandi May Work Better With TET

Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is a first line treatment for men when prostate cancer has spread beyond the prostate. Men die from prostate cancer after their disease becomes castration resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Anti-androgen treatments [...]

Quality of Life Improvements Help Extend Life While On Xofigo

You may live longer if you feel good about life while taking radium-223 (Xofigo). Dr Neal Shore from the Carolina Urologic Research Center studied how health related quality of life (HRQoL) might be related to [...]

Testosterone Levels May Predict Hormone Treatment Effectiveness

Advanced prostate cancer patients who started androgen deprivation treatment (ADT) treatment with low testosterone levels had worse 1-year progression-free and overall survival after continuous ADT than men with higher testosterone levels. This means that men [...]

Urologists Fail to Complete Psycho-Social and Sexual Histories of Prostate Cancer Patients

 Malecare and the University of Minnesota collaborated on the first study to investigate what gay and bisexual men are offered and what they try as rehabilitation to address the sexual and urinary effects of prostate cancer [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: Advanced Prostate Cancer, Gay, Newly Diagnosed|2 Comments

Biopsy Slides Can Now Be Digitalized and Reviewed by Pathologists

The first whole slide imaging (WSI) system that allows for review and interpretation of digital prostate cancer pathology slides prepared from biopsied tissue has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Malecare is [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments