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How Best to Treat cN1 Prostate Cancer - Karim Fizazi

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Karim Fizazi summarizes how best to treat node-positive (cN+) prostate cancer patients at the Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference (APCCC 2019). There are over 20 randomized controlled trials in localized and advanced prostate cancer that have been published according to Dr. Fizazi, yet he notes, none have been published in the setting of node-positive prostate cancer. In this presentatio...

Ethnicity and Prognosis of Prostate Cancer - Christopher Logothetis

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Christopher Logothetis presents on the ethnicity and prognosis of prostate cancer during the Regional Care (Demographic and Environmental Factors) Session at the Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference the (APCCC 2019). Dr. Logothetis discusses the significant difference in the incidence and mortality of prostate cancer worldwide. There are greater differences in the incidence rates than in...

Testosterone Measurement – Which Test and When? - Martin Gleave

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Martin Gleave presents on the topic of testosterone measurement and its various nuances in the context of advanced prostate cancer at the Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference (APCCC 2019). Testosterone measurement is important as androgens are the drivers of activity of the androgen receptor. Dr. Gleave supports the periodic assessment of testosterone levels to ensure castrate levels, wit...

The Aging Population: Oncogeriatric Assessment and Treatment Considerations Presentation - Joe O'Sullivan

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Joe O'Sullivan presented on the aging population and how to properly assess them in the context of prostate cancer at the Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference (APCCC) 2019. The age at diagnosis of prostate cancer has been increasing over time, while prostate cancer mortality has been decreasing. Aging is associated with increased comorbidities, which may affect the tolerance of therapies...

The Management of Hot Flushes in Advanced Prostate Cancer - Mark Frydenberg

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In this presentation, Mark Frydenberg presents the topic of hot flushes caused by androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) at the Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference (APCCC 2019). Hot flushes are defined as a subjective feeling of warmth in the upper torso, followed by excessive perspiration. Dr. Frydenberg focuses on the various treatment options for hot flushes, including medical treatments...

The Management of Sexuality and Incontinence in Advanced Prostate Cancer Presentation - Inge Van Oort

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Inge van Oort presented the topic of managing sexuality and incontinence issues in patients with advanced prostate cancer at the Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference (APCCC 2019). When assessing sexual symptoms she references the EAU guidelines on sexual activity and the percentage of prostate cancer patients that will receive androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) at some point in the diseas...

A Subgroup Analysis of mCRPC Clinical Trials Presentation - Susan Halabi

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In this presentation, Susan Halabi discusses the implications of subgroup analyses in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) trials during the management of CRPC session at the Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference (APCCC) 2019. The challenge, according to Dr. Halabi, is balancing the dichotomy of the danger of interpreting subgroup analysis with applying overall results o...

The Future of Advanced Prostate Cancer Management: In Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer Presentation - Alberto Briganti

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At the Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference (APCCC 2019), Alberto Briganti shares his thoughts on where he would like to see the treatment of locally advanced prostate cancer in the future. Dr. Briganti's presentation covers 4 major areas where he views opportunity for progress: the intensification of tailored multi-modal approaches, image-guided surgery, the use of novel tools to improve...

The Best Use of Antiresorptive Therapy in CRPC Presentation - Matthew Smith

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Matthew Smith presented a summary detailing the best use of osteoclast-targeted therapy for patients with bone metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) at the Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference (APCCC) 2019. Emphasizing the importance to distinguish between skeletal-related events and fragility fractures secondary to osteoporosis, Dr. Smith covers the current landscape fo...

The Management of Fatigue, Cognition, and Dementia in Prostate Cancer Patients Presentation - Charles Ryan

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Charles Ryan presented the management of fatigue and cognitive changes induced by androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) at the Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference (APCCC 2019). Dr. Ryan discusses the association between ADT and dementia, and also how combining ADT with abiraterone and prednisone can significantly improve fatigue in patients. Biographies: Charles J. Ryan, MD , the President...
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