New review article on mHSPC and mCRPC

Below you will find a link to a valuable new review article on ongoing changes in the opportunities for evaluation and management of men with both hormone-sensitive and castration-resistant, metastatic prostate cancer (mHSPC and mCRPC). … READ MORE …

Some “Best of ASCO” reports from UroToday

The UroToday web site has now posted a number of “Best of ASCO” reports that might be of interest to some of our readers. … READ MORE …

Should you be adding abiraterone acetate to your ADT? — Part II

So one of the benefits of being at the annual ASCO meeting is that you get to talk to lots of medical oncologists who specialize in treating prostate cancer — if you are patient and polite. … READ MORE …

Should you be adding abiraterone acetate to your ADT?

The data previously reported from the STAMPEDE trial and the LATITUDE trial over the past couple of days were from men newly diagnosed with high-risk and/or metastatic forms of prostate cancer, but … READ MORE …

Major impact from early use of abiraterone + ADT in metastatic disease

The abstracts of the LATITUDE trial and the comparable arm of the STAMPEDE trial, in which patients with newly diagnosed, metastatic prostate cancer were randomized to either ADT or ADT + abiraterone acetate + prednisone were both released this morning. Both trials have shown major benefits to the early addition of abiraterone acetate to standard care. We shall be providing more details in separate reports to come later today.

Aggressive, trimodal therapy active in treatment of selected men with M1 prostate cancer

A new report in the journal Urology has shown that a subset of men with metastatic disease can be placed in long-term remission through the use of a combination of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) + surgery + radiation therapy. … READ MORE …

Current trends in the management of oligometastatic prostate cancer

In what one of the authors has described as “a somewhat critical and light-hearted look at our current enthusiasm for aggressive approaches to oligometastatic prostate cancer”, an article currently in press asks some serious questions about the use of metastasis-directed therapy or MTD in the management of such patients. … READ MORE …