This may put the cat among the pigeons!

A large, newly published, observational study has suggested that comorbidity affects other-cause mortality but not prostate cancer-specific mortality after accounting for patient and tumor characteristics and treatment type. … READ MORE …

INO-5150 in early treatment of biochemically recurrent prostate cancer

In 2015, Inovio Pharmaceuticals started a Phase I trial of INO-5150 — a new type of immunotherapy using a DNA vaccine for prostate cancer which targets both prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA). … READ MORE …

Salvage focal ablation for radio-recurrent prostate cancer

When there is a recurrence after primary radiation treatment, it is very tempting to try to identify the site(s) of local recurrence within the prostate and prostate bed and only treat those. The hope is that we can destroy any remaining cancer while keeping toxicity to the bladder, rectum, and neurovascular bundles to a minimum. … READ MORE …

Chaarting direction after stampeding along the relevant latitude

So about 3 years after the initial report of the results from the CHAARTED trial, 2 years after the initial report from the ADT + docetaxel arm of the STAMPEDE trial, and 3 months after the reports and publication of data from the LATITUDE trial and the ADT + abiraterone arm of the STAMPEDE trial, … READ MORE …

The proposed, Finnish, ProScreen trial

A group of Finnish researchers have planned a new trial to investigate whether population-based screening for prostate cancer is justifiable if a mortality benefit can be proven with a substantial reduction in rates of over-treatment. … READ MORE …

The “right” ways to treat TxN1M0 disease today

Really sound guidance on “the best” way to treat men who are initially diagnosed with lymph node-positive (TxN1M0) prostate cancer — or are found to have such cancer at the time of first-line surgery — is not as readily available as one might like. … READ MORE …

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 …