Metastatic RCC patients treated with cabozantinib had similar quality-of-life outcomes as those treated with everolimus, but had a longer time to deterioration.
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) tablets in combination with prednisone for the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer patients with high-risk, castration-sensitive disease.
A newly developed clinical model can predict overall survival for patients diagnosed with advanced bladder cancer who are treated with atezolizumab.
Adding docetaxel chemotherapy to frontline hormone therapy improves quality of life and may reduce the need for subsequent treatment, according to an analysis from the STAMPEDE trial.
Apalutamide was well-tolerated and associated with delayed metastasis in men with high-risk castration-resistant prostate cancer that has become refractory to conventional hormone therapy, according to an early interim analysis of the phase III SPARTAN clinical trial.
Adding atezolizumab and bevacizumab to standard care was tolerable and slowed tumor growth in patients with previously untreated clear-cell or sarcomatoid-histology metastatic renal cell carcinoma when compared to sunitinib, according to findings from a phase III study.
Adjuvant radiotherapy after prostatectomy resulted in lower rates of biochemical recurrence, distant metastases, and death compared with surveillance followed by early-salvage radiotherapy in patients with high-risk prostate cancer, according to a new study.
Reduced expression of PBRM1 and VHL was correlated with increased tumor aggressiveness in clear cell renal cell carcinoma, according to the results of a recent study.
The FDA has expanded the label for cabozantinib (Cabometyx) to include first-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma regardless of treatment status. Cabozantinib was initially approved in patients who had previously received anti-angiogenic therapy.
Educational strategies including pamphlets and recommendations from family physicians and support from a specialist can improve bone care in men with prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation therapy.