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Abiraterone plus Prednisone in Metastatic, Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer
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Abiraterone plus Prednisone in Metastatic, Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer

The addition of abiraterone, a drug that blocks endogenous androgen synthesis, to androgen-deprivation therapy significantly increased overall survival.

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  • The New England Journal of Medicine
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Abiraterone for Prostate Cancer Not Previously Treated with Hormone Therapy

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ASCO 2017 - Metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: indoximod after sipuleucel-T boosts PFSl in phase 2 trial

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Unbiased, credible data on violence against health care in Syria

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ASCO 2017 - Urothelial cancer: pembrolizumab tops 2nd-line chemotherapy

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ASCO 2017 - High-intensity ctDNA assay promising in metastatic breast, lung, and prostate cancers

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ASCO 2017 - Newly diagnosed high-risk metastatic prostate cancer: the good news is abiraterone

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ASCO 2017 - High-risk prostate cancer: adding abiraterone to long-term ADT lowers mortality risk by 37%

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ASCO 2017 - Testicular cancer: hypogonadism after platinum-based chemo can lead to cardiovascular trouble

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Professional & Business

  • International Medical Press

Call for improved GP resources as postnatal depression missed

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BMA: government fails to acknowledge NHS ‘at breaking point’

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Study clarifies cancer risk for BRCA gene mutations

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RCOG outlines steps to prevent baby deaths and injuries during birth

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Medicine information leaflets too complex, say experts

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NHS appeal for more black people to give blood

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur Urol
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Urological cancers: where do checkpoint inhibitors fit in the treatment paradigm?

Systematic review involves pembrolizumab, nivolumab, and ipilimumab in advanced urothelial, renal, and prostate cancer.

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Medicine information leaflets ‘impenetrable’ and ‘unreadable’
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Medicine information leaflets ‘impenetrable’ and ‘unreadable’

A new report calls for major changes to medicine patient information leaflets.

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  • The ASCO Post
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SNMMI 2017: Imaging Metastatic Breast and Prostate Cancer Using Dual-Agent PET/MRI With Time of Flight

Simultaneous injections of two radiopharmaceuticals followed by quantitative PET/MRI significantly improved image quality and detection of bone metastases at a lower dose.

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BMJ and Oxford University target 'questionable integrity' of medical research
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BMJ and Oxford University target 'questionable integrity' of medical research

The Evidence-Based Medicine Manifesto aims to develop more trustworthy evidence to improve healthcare.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Am Health Drug Benefits
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Prostate cancer: lower CNS risk with abiraterone vs enzalutamide, chemotherapy

Reduced risk for CNS effects was independent of metastases.

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HIV: increased cancer screening may be warranted

People with HIV are living full lives on ART, opening the door for new causes of death.

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Doctors must become more data literate
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Doctors must become more data literate

The new Health Trends Report says the tradition ways of conducting research and engaging in patient care are simply not enough in contemporary medicine.

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European doctors back cycling strategy
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European doctors back cycling strategy

Organisations across Europe, including the Standing Committee of European Doctors, have called on the European Commission to develop an EU cycling strategy.

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HIV/STD/UTI: Monthly Essentials June 2017
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HIV/STD/UTI: Monthly Essentials June 2017

FDA approves Truvada generic | Simplified HIV PEP regimen | Piperacillin-tazobactam for extended spectrum beta-lactamase UTI.

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SNMMI 2017: PET/CT, Clinical Management, and Disease Detection in Prostate Cancer

Prostate-specific molecular imaging can help to clinically manage the disease much more efficiently, especially if the cancer returns.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Urol
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pN1 prostate cancer: patterns of care and outcomes

Recent studies suggest 10-y CSS can be as high as 70%, even without treatment.

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  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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Do you understand new contract ideas?

It is important for GPs to fully understand what is on offer and what could be the implications for them.

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Pioglitazone use not linked to bladder cancer, says meta-analysis
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Pioglitazone use not linked to bladder cancer, says meta-analysis

No alarming reason to avoid pioglitazone in diabetes therapy.

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  • Clinical Essentials from BJU Int
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Urothelial cancer: diagnostic ureteroscopy raises recurrence risk

Meta-analysis suggests use should be limited to certain cases.

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