From the Editor

From the Desk of the Editor: “Bone Metastases Matter”

Daniel George
June 07, 2018

For those of us who are responsible for treating men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), we’ve all seen the ravages that this disease bestows on its victims – bone pain, weakness, anorexia/weight loss, anemia and other cytopenias and fatigue, profound fatigue.

Normally, we can see this coming – both in terms of the symptoms progressing through the last year or year and a half of life, as well as the tumor burden. Until recently, it has been hard to quantify these factors.

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Daniel George

Daniel George, MD

Daniel George is Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Divisions of Medical Oncology and Urology in the Duke University School of Medicine. He also has appointments in the Duke Clinical Research Institute and the Duke Cancer Institute where he is the Director of Genitourinary (GU) Oncology. He is an internationally recognized clinical researcher and thought leader in GU malignancies, with over 150 peer-reviewed publications. His areas of research include new drug development and biomarkers of GU cancers with an emphasis on signal transduction pathways and angiogenesis. Daniel George has led the Duke site for the Department of Defense (DOD) Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium since 2006, specializing in Phase I and II studies in prostate cancer. He is also the PI of the MaRCC registry in advanced renal cell carcinoma and Co-PI of IRONMAN, an international, multi-sponsor supported registry in advanced prostate cancer. Daniel George serves on the ASCO scientific committee for non-prostate cancer, the Alliance GU scientific committee, NCI GU Steering Committee and the NCI Renal Task Force. He will lead the newly launches Duke Prostate and Urologic Cancer Center.

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