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Radium-223 When Given In Combinations May Improve Survival in mCRPC

As I have said before, the next big step in the clinical care of men with prostate cancer will be in not in the development of a new drug, but in our growing knowledge of how to sequence and combine our new drugs. Today’s post provides just one example of this new type of breakthrough we can look forward to in the near future. In a recently released phase IIIb study of Radium-223 dichloride (Xofigo) that was given with concomitant medication, there was an improvement in overall survival (OS) in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who also had [...]

What You Need to Know About Xgeva or Denosumab

Xgeva, also known as denosumab, is an injectable medication (injected once a month subcutaneously under the skin in the doctor’s office) that is used to prevent bone fractures and spinal cord compression caused by bone metastases in breast and prostate cancer survivors. Solid tumors in the bone, which is a common site for individuals with breast and prostate cancer, can cause significant complications. Potential complications of these tumors include bone fractures and spinal cord compression that could lead to the need for radiation treatment or surgery to the involved bones as well as possible paralysis. Xgeva is used to prevent [...]

Skeletal Events and the Treatment of Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer

Many of our doctors are constantly vigilant about our developing skeletal related issues.   Having advanced prostate cancer and receiving treatment for this disease increases our odds of developing skeletal issues which affect both our quality of life and our mortality. Drugs like denosumab (Xgeva) and zoledronic acid (Zometa) are important in delaying the onset of skeletal related event complications, however neither of these drugs improve survival nor delay mortality. They both are beneficial and have an important role in delaying the complications of bone metastases in men with metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). The two new “super” ADT drugs [...]

It Maybe Time To Change The Dosing Schedule Of Zoledronic Acid To Every 12 Weeks

In a presentation at the ASCO Annual Meeting,  Dr. Andrew Himelstein, MD, FACP of the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, presented the results of a trial evaluating Zoledronic Acid (Zometa) at a dosing schedule of every 12 weeks as opposed to the current standard of care of every 4 weeks. The trial included 1,822 patients (with three different diseases including Prostate Cancer, breast cancer and multiple myeloma) who were randomly assigned to receive zoledronic acid every 12 weeks or every 4 weeks for 2 years. The primary endpoint was incidence of developing any skeletal-related event (SRE). One thousand [...]

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