Search results for "Prostate cancer"


 
Results 41 - 50 of about 123 for "Prostate cancer".

Heparin labeling changed, non-egg flu vaccine approved

An expanded approval of abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) to treat metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer prior to chemotherapy. ... The drug was initially approved in November 2011 for use in patients whose prostate cancer progressed after treatment
February 2013

The fixation on a flawed cancer screening test

Preventive Services Task Force finding that prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening for prostate cancer does more harm than good, the most frequent response I hear from physicians who continue to defend ... That's pretty much what we do by deploying
July 2020

Why I won't have a PSA test when I turn 50

But it turns out that diagnosing prostate cancer sooner hurts more than it helps. ... Prostate cancer frequently takes a decade or longer before it causes patients any harm.
July 2020

Leflunomide gets boxed warning, ARBs under review

Cabazitaxel (Jevtana), a chemotherapy drug used with prednisone for prostate cancer. ... It is the first treatment for advanced, hormone-refractory prostate cancer that has worsened during or after treatment with docetaxel.
September 2010

Letters to the Editor

An Annals of Internal Medicine editorial in the May 5 issue again notes that, “Within 10 years of trial entry, screening increases the number of cancer cases diagnosed but has no ... by overzealous therapies and like to pronounce themselves as
June 2009

Is watchful waiting too difficult?

Watchful waiting" has been most discussed as a treatment strategy for prostate cancer. ... Treatment for prostate cancer, including radical prostatectomy, is fraught with side effects that may negatively impact quality of life.
July 2020

Recalls expanded on defibrillators, infusion pumps

Sipuleucel-T (Provenge), autologous cellular immunotherapy approved to treat asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body and is resistant to standard hormone treatment. ... cancer. Most of the studies
July 2010

Recommended care, says who?

For example, several days ago the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) came out with its final guideline on using PSA for the purpose of screening for prostate cancer. ... I discuss the debate more in my previous post: Should Doctors
July 2020

High-value management of patients with GI symptoms

Cheatham. Another etiology of rectal bleeding is radiation proctitis, which typically develops one to two years after radiation exposure in those treated for cervical cancer or prostate cancer, he noted. ... Cheatham. Finally, he said, cancer is an
June 2017

Doctors resist changes of new cancer screening guidelines

Given that many patients with prostate cancer have normal PSAs and lots of patients with high PSAs don't have prostate cancer, it doesn't seem semantically correct to call it ... prostate cancer screening".) Surprise!
July 2020

Prev   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   Next