HERO Study TE: Discussion Videos

Impact of Age on Efficacy and Safety of Relugolix in the Phase 3 HERO Study Versus Leuprolide in Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer - Fred Saad

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The HERO study was a randomized, open-label, parallel-group study evaluating relugolix in men with advanced prostate cancer. Overall, 934 men with advanced prostate cancer underwent 2:1 randomization to receive relugolix 120 mg orally once daily after a single loading dose of 360 mg or leuprolide 3-month injections for 48 weeks. Subgroups analyzed by age were <65 years or ≥65 years and ≤75 years o...

Relugolix in the Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer- Neeraj Agarwal

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Neeraj Agarwal, MD joins Petros Grivas, MD, PhD, sharing his clinical perspective on using relugolix in patients with advanced prostate cancer, and how this new oral treatment option fits into the prostate cancer treatment algorithm. The phase 3 HERO trial looked at patients with advanced prostate cancer, locally advanced prostate cancer, as well as metastatic prostate cancer, and patients were ra...

Selection of Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Use in Advanced Prostate Cancer - Bertrand Tombal

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Joining Thomas Keane, MBBCh, FRCSI, FACS, diving into the data reported in the Phase III HERO trial is Bertrand Tombal, MD, PhD. In this conversation, Dr. Tombal drives awareness in the urology community on the use of oral relugolix and the benefits to patients. He discusses the clinical implications of the trial data, intermittent androgen deprivation therapy, the relevance of testosterone surge,...

Transitioning Patients to an Oral GnRH Antagonist and Optimizing Patient Outcomes - Brenda Martone

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Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Brenda Martone of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine joins Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH in a discussion on operationalizing the use of the oral GnRH antagonist, relugolix, in clinical practice. They discuss the unique challenges often faced with getting an oral treatment into the patient's hands and talk through the best practices to ensure a successful pro...

Patient Selection for ADT Treatment with the Oral GnRH Antagonist in Clinical Practice - Ashley Ross

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In this conversation Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH, and Ashley Ross, MD discuss his considerations of patient selection when using the oral GnRH antagonist, relugolix. Dr. Ross explains his thought process when considering oral ADT therapy for his patients, and outlines three specific scenarios when he leans into recommending its use for his patients and his approach to patient follow-up once oral treat...

Impact of Concomitant Prostate Cancer Therapy of Relugolix in Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer - Daniel J. George

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Daniel George, MD, and Neal Shore, MD, FACS, co-investigators of the Phase III HERO Trial join Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH recapping the 2021 GU ASCO analysis that Daniel George presented on the efficacy and safety of relugolix vs leuprolide in men with advanced prostate cancer. This was a subgroup analysis assessing the impact of concomitant prostate cancer therapy on the safety and efficacy of the o...

First and Only Oral GnRH Receptor Antagonist Orgovyx for the Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer - Charles Ryan & Alicia Morgans

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The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Orgovyx (relugolix), the first and only oral GnRH receptor antagonist for the treatment of patients with advanced prostate cancer. Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH, and Charles Ryan, MD discuss Orgovyx and what it means to men being treated for advanced prostate cancer who now have an oral ADT treatment option. The FDA approval of Orgovyx is bas...

Journal Club: Oral Relugolix for Androgen-Deprivation Therapy in Advanced Prostate Cancer - Zachary Klaassen

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Christopher Wallis and Zachary Klaassen host this journal club on "Oral Relugolix for Androgen-Deprivation Therapy in Advanced Prostate Cancer," published by the HERO trial investigators in the New England Journal of Medicine simultaneously with the first presentation of the trial results at the ASCO 2020 annual meeting. Sharing background information on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), as well...

HERO Phase III Trial: Results Comparing Relugolix, an Oral GnRH Receptor Antagonist Vs. Leuprolide Acetate for Advanced Prostate Cancer - Neal Shore

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Relugolix is the first oral GnRH receptor antagonist, which was previously shown to rapidly suppress testosterone levels. Neal Shore joins Alicia Morgans to discuss the results of the HERO phase 3 trial comparing the safety and efficacy of relugolix with leuprolide acetate in advanced prostate cancer patients. Relugolix is an oral, once a day medication, and the trial had a primary endpoint of non...