In the past 5 years we have taken at least 7 steps forward for men with prostate cancer—which hopefully will turn into “one giant leap” in our attempt to convert advanced prostate cancer into a chronic disease.
Dr. Morris discusses results and implications of the CHAARTED trial, which studied the survival impact of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) plus docetaxel vs ADT alone for hormone-sensitive newly metastatic prostate cancer.
Dr. Bruce Roth, Professor of Oncology in the Division of Medicine at Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University at St. Louis, spoke at the 2013 ASCO meeting about topics in seminoma. Here he discusses the epidemiology of seminoma.
Dr. Bruce Roth discusses the large Danish study reported at ASCO (abstract 4502) that showed surveillance alone is sufficient after orchiectomy for stage I seminoma, focusing on its impact on post-surgery radiation therapy in this setting.
Ahead of the 2013 ASCO meeting we highlight some of this year's prostate cancer sessions, many of which focus on how best to use the new agents that have been approved recently, as well as looking into new drugs and combinations presented from early trials.