ORIOLE Trial Update

August 18th, 2020 in News

From this Phase 2 trial result, it is reasonable to conclude that Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) is a promising treatment approach for men with recurrent hormone-sensitive oligometastatic prostate cancer who wish to delay initiation of androgen deprivation therapy. More

STAMPEDE Trial Update

December 23rd, 2019 in News

One of the important and emerging questions in cancer metastasis is: how does the primary prostate tumor engage in cellular and molecular communication with potential locations for a metastasis, distant from the primary tumor, often in skeletal bone. This distant location requires preparation so that the arriving tumor cells can... More

Protein that Promotes Advancement of Prostate Cancer Identified

May 21st, 2019 in News

Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have discovered that blocking a specific protein, may be a promising strategy to prevent the spread of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Under the direction of BUSM’s Gerald V. Denis, PhD, researchers have long studied a family of three closely related proteins, called BET... More

What’s the Impact of Updated Prostate Cancer Genetic Testing Recommendations?

January 16th, 2019

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) issued updated prostate cancer guidelines that include new information about the role of genetic testing for those with prostate cancer1. These updates expand the criteria to include more people with prostate cancer or people with family histories of prostate cancer who may be eligible... More

MRI/Ultrasound Fusion Prostate Biopsy: New Option for Diagnosis

August 22nd, 2018 in News

When concern arises that a man may have prostate cancer, the current recommendation is to perform an ultrasound (US) guided biopsy.  Using sound waves, we are able to visualize the prostate for sampling of various areas of the gland. However, since we are not able to visualize areas concerning for... More