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Low Carbohydrate Diets in Men with Recurrent Prostate Cancer: The CAPS2 Study - Stephen Freedland

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Stephen Freedland joins Alicia Morgans to discuss the Carbohydrate and Prostate Study 2 (CAPS2), a randomized controlled trial of a 6-month low carbohydrate intervention on disease progression in men with recurrent prostate cancer. This study is part of a series of studies looking at the role of low carbohydrate diets in prostate cancer. The study involved taking men with rising PSA after failed s...

Supportive Therapy in Androgen Deprivation (STAND) - Rahul Aggarwal

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Charles Ryan sits down with Rahul Aggarwal to discuss one of the first of its kind, the UCSF STAND (Supportive Therapy in Androgen Deprivation) Clinic providing comprehensive care to men with prostate cancer who are receiving androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). While ADT is extremely effective, it causes side effects, including fatigue, hot flashes, and sexual changes, such as decreased libido (se...

An Update on the PRONOUNCE Trial, Comparing the Occurrence of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Prostate Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease - Susan Slovin

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Susan Slovin joins Alicia Morgans to provide an update on the PRONOUNCE trial, the first Phase III prospective trial comparing a GnRH antagonist with a GnRH agonist with the endpoints of major adverse cardiovascular events. It explores how cardiovascular disease is not only affecting our patient's wellbeing on androgen deprivation therapy but also gives us for the first time a lot of different end...

The Changing Landscape for Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer- Maria de Santis

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Maria de Santis and Chuck Ryan share a conversation on the rapidly changing landscape for the treatment of locally advanced prostate cancer. A focus of the discussion centers around the STAMPEDE data demonstrating benefit with the early use of abiraterone and the use of radiation. They also discuss the role of docetaxel in this evolving environment based on data from both STAMPEDE and CHAARTED dat...

Advancing Prostate Cancer Research - The Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC) - Sarah Wise

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Sarah Wise, the Director of Research Operations at the Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC) sits down with Alicia Morgans to talk about the PCCTC, what the goals of the organization are, the benefit of the organization to patients, and how physicians, clinicians, and researchers can support what they are trying to do. The Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC) was initiat...

The Future of Biomarkers in Advanced Prostate Cancer - Mark Rubin

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In this conversation with Charles Ryan, Mark Rubin highlights the key points he addresses in his 2019 Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference presentation where he speaks about the future of biomarkers in advanced prostate cancer. Biographies: Mark A. Rubin, MD, Professor, Principal Investigator, and Director Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR), University of Bern, Switzerland. Dr. Rub...

Sinai Researchers Find First Mechanistic Link between World Trade Center Dust & Prostate Cancer - William Oh

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William Oh highlights the first study of people who were exposed to the World Trade Center dust and who subsequently developed prostate cancer. World Trade Center responders with prostate cancer showed signs that inflammation was activated in the prostate after exposure to dust from the World Trade Center site, possibly causing chronic inflammation that contributed to their cancer, according to a...

APCCC 2019 Global vs. Expert Consensus in the Management of Advanced Prostate Cancer Study - Charles Ryan

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Charles Ryan and Alicia Morgans encourage participation in a 6 minute (survey) study available on UroToday.com, titled the Global vs. Expert Consensus in the Management of Advanced Prostate Cancer Study , a questionnaire intended to determine the global consensus among all physicians treating patients with advanced prostate cancer. The aim is to further understand global patterns of care in advanc...

Baseline PSA Level in Midlife and Aggressive Prostate Cancer in African American Men - Mark Preston

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Alicia Morgans and Mark Preston share a discussion on his recent paper Baseline Prostate-specific Antigen Level in Midlife and Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Black Men published in European Urology which set to determine whether baseline PSA level during midlife predicts the risk of aggressive prostate cancer in African American men. They also discuss whether the baseline PSAs could correlate with...

Optimizing Care in Localized Prostate Cancer - Mary-Ellen Taplin and Adam Kibel

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Adam Kibel and Mary-Ellen Taplin join Alicia Morgans in a conversation about optimizing the care of men with localized prostate cancer, both systemic therapy, and surgical techniques and a combination of the two. They discuss the treatment landscape and their insights into what the field could consider for patients with localized disease. Biographies: Adam Kibel, MD, Chief, Division of Urology Ell...