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Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Declines in the rates of cigarette smoking in several states mirrored declines in prostate cancer deaths between 1999 and 2010, according to a new epidemiologic analysis.

Prostate cancer patients who kept up a moderate to high level of physical activity had better survival prognoses compared with their more sedentary counterparts.

Here we review current therapies for nonmetastatic CRPC and discuss the recently completed and ongoing trials for this emerging disease state.

Combination therapy with bicalutamide and everolimus resulted in promising responses in a phase II trial of patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer, though a substantial proportion of patients experienced everolimus-related toxicities.

Men who receive pharmacologic androgen deprivation therapy as part of their treatment for prostate cancer may be at higher risk for depression.

Results of a phase II randomized trial found that combining a short course of androgen deprivation therapy with bevacizumab improved relapse-free survival in men with hormone-sensitive prostate cancer.


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