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June 9th 2020
After a median follow-up of 15.8 months, patients within the mCRPC cohort who received the combination achieved an objective response rate of 33%.
May 22nd 2020
The Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the PARP inhibitor Lynparza for patients with metastatic prostate cancer gives a smaller subgroup of patients another treatment option if hormonal therapies do not work.
May 20th 2020
The Food and Drug Administration gave the green light to the PARP inhibitor Lynparza for men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer that has a defective DNA-repair process and has progressed after treatment with the novel hormone-controlling drugs Xtandi (enzalutamide) or Zytiga (abiraterone acetate).
May 15th 2020
The PARP inhibitor Rubraca represents a new treatment option for men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer that expresses a BRCA gene mutation and has been previously treated with hormonal therapy and taxane-based chemotherapy.
May 7th 2020
Obesity was associated with increased cardiovascular disease-related mortality and all-cause mortality, as well as potentially increased prostate cancer-specific mortality, in survivors of nonmetastatic prostate cancer.
May 5th 2020
The PARP inhibitor Lynparza improves survival and delays disease progression in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer that expresses certain gene mutations inhibiting DNA repair, a study shows.
May 5th 2020
An imaging technique known as PSMA PET/CT can detect disease spread at diagnosis more effectively than conventional scans, helping doctors to prescribe appropriate treatments.
April 3rd 2020
From an investigational cancer therapy being studied as a treatment for COVID-19 to the NBA and NHL helping to raise over $500,000 for prostate cancer research, here’s what’s making headlines in the cancer space this week.
March 25th 2020
A medication that is commonly prescribed to treat depression appeared well tolerated in patients with biochemical recurrent prostate cancer.
March 20th 2020
Patients with cancer who have routine follow up appointments are being asked to reschedule to help combat the spread of COVID-19.
March 19th 2020
Patients with prostate cancer who were getting ready to receive androgen‐deprivation therapy (ADT) saw sustained improvements in quality of life and their cardiovascular events risk profile after taking part in a supervised exercise program
March 16th 2020
Patients with prostate cancer are facing a unique situation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some of the resources the Prostate Cancer Foundation is offering to help patients in this turbulent situation.
March 13th 2020
Decision regret — ranked on a scale of 0 to 100 — was low in patients with localized disease, with a mean score of 14, and there was no significant difference in decision regret between open versus robotic surgery.
March 6th 2020
Statins alone, and in combination with metformin, are associated with reductions in mortality in patients with high-risk prostate cancer.
January 28th 2020
A study of the Veterans Affairs health system found that, despite trends suggesting otherwise, African American men with prostate cancer had similar survival outcomes, compared with non-Hispanic White men.
January 19th 2020
Researchers found that men with prostate cancer who consumed a diet high in vegetable did not experience clinical benefit; however, overall health benefits were seen.
January 17th 2020
How providers communicate medical bills to payers and patients, mandated by the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, still did not help patients and health care professionals in understanding differences in cost.
January 5th 2020
Researchers found that combining family history and genetic risk scores to determine inherited risk for prostate cancer could personalize screening strategies for men.
January 3rd 2020
A modified citrus pectin, naturally found in the peel of citrus fruits, showed continued benefit among men with prostate cancer.
December 22nd 2019
Men with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer will now have a fourth treatment option to consider.
December 17th 2019
The Food and Drug Administration approved Xtandi for the treatment of patients with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer.
December 6th 2019
New research suggests men with infertility could face a 30% to 60% higher risk of prostate cancer.
November 27th 2019
Although one in nine men will receive a prostate cancer diagnosis in his lifetime, cutting-edge research has allowed more men to live longer or even be cured.
November 21st 2019
On this week’s episode of the CURE Talks Cancer podcast, we talk with Grammy-winning songwriter and vocal producer Kuk Harrell about what it’s like to be “on the other side” of his prostate cancer diagnosis, and how he’s using his platform to shine a light on the disease.