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Xtandi Granted Priority Review for Prostate Cancer Treatment

March 20th 2018

The Food and Drug Administration granted Xtandi (enzalutamide) a priority review to a supplemental new drug application for the treatment of patients with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, according to the companies developing the drug, Pfizer and Astellas.

Blue Jacket Fashion Show Shines Spotlight on Prostate Cancer

March 14th 2018

With just one catwalk, the Prostate Cancer Foundation brought together celebrities, fashion designers and a special patient advocate to raise awareness for prostate cancer.

FDA Approves Erleada for Nonmetastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

February 15th 2018

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Erleada (apalutamide) for the treatment of patients who have nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). The drug is now the first FDA-approved treatment in this setting.

Testing for Inherited Gene Mutations in Prostate Cancer Equally Important

February 10th 2018

More than 12 percent of men with prostate cancer tested positive for hereditary mutations of cancer-causing genes, according to study results presented at the 2018 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium.

FDA Approves Zytiga for High-Risk Prostate Cancer

February 8th 2018

Janssen Biotech announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved Zytiga (abiraterone acetate) in combination with prednisone for high-risk castration-sensitive prostate cancer.

Whole Milk Consumption Increases Risk for Prostate Cancer Progression

January 2nd 2018

A study of 1,334 men diagnosed with non-metastatic prostate cancer showed a significantly increased risk of recurrence in those who consumed more than four servings of whole milk per week.

3-D Simulation Helps Patients See Radiation Therapy Plan Firsthand

December 29th 2017

The Virtual Environment Radiotherapy Training (VERT™) system, originally designed to teach medical students and physicians about administering radiation therapy, is being used to explain to people who have prostate cancer what their treatment will look like.

Apalutamide Granted Priority Review for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

December 21st 2017

The FDA has granted a priority review to a new drug application (NDA) for apalutamide (ARN-509) for the treatment of patients with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), according to Janssen Biotech, the manufacturer of the next-generation oral androgen receptor inhibitor.

Cooking with Olive Oil: Lose Weight, Decrease Risk for Prostate Cancer Progression

November 17th 2017

Data from a pilot study showed an added benefit from the incorporation of extra virgin olive oil into the diets of men with low-risk prostate cancer. As a result, this dietary modification could lead to weight loss, while also helping the body to absorb compounds with anticancer properties.

Addressing Barriers in Lung Cancer Screening

November 8th 2017

Counseling Patients on Lung Cancer Screening Concerns

November 8th 2017

How is Lung Cancer Screened?

November 8th 2017

Obstacles in Lung Cancer Screening

November 8th 2017

Lung Cancer Risk and Screening Recommendations

November 8th 2017

Molecular Testing; Lung Cancer Awareness

November 3rd 2017

Managing Treatment Side Effects

November 3rd 2017

Lung Cancer: Seeking Quality Care

November 3rd 2017

Goals of Treatment in Palliative Care

November 3rd 2017

What is Palliative Care?

November 3rd 2017

Role of Biopsies in Lung Cancer

November 3rd 2017

Never Too Late to Stop Smoking

November 3rd 2017

Nance's Story: Detecting a Lung Mass

November 3rd 2017

Managing Bone Metastases in Prostate Cancer

September 22nd 2017

What is Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer?

September 22nd 2017

Making Treatment Decisions When Cancer Recurs

September 22nd 2017

Treatment for Localized Disease

September 22nd 2017

Active Surveillance in Prostate Cancer

September 22nd 2017

What is the Gleason Score?

September 22nd 2017

What is the PSA Blood Test?

September 22nd 2017

Prostate Cancer Screening: A Valuable Tool

September 22nd 2017