Outcomes

Prostate Cancer Ambassadors: Process and Outcomes of a Prostate Cancer …
A lay health advisor model was used to train "Prostate Cancer Ambassadors" on prostate cancer risk and symptoms, how to make an informed decision for prostate-specific antigen screening, and how to deliver the information to members of their community. [...]
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Symptomatic and quality of life outcomes following treatment for clinically …
Study arms that included at least 100 men with localized prostate cancer in receipt of surgery, radiotherapy or active surveillance and reported symptomatic and quality of life (QoL) data from 6 months to five years after treatment were eligible. Data ... [...]
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Evidence accrues for SBRT over conventional radiation for prostate outcomes
Men are getting good news when it comes to determining the best options for treating prostate cancer, according to a five-year study of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) conducted at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. The study ... [...]
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Long-term outcomes of patients with recent-onset RA after 10 years of tight …
A recent study looked at long-term outcomes in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) after 10 years of targeted treatment in four treatment strategies. The treatment strategies included sequential monotherapy, step-up combination therapy ... [...]
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Early oncological and functional outcomes following radical treatment of high …
Assess early oncological and functional outcomes following radical treatment of men with high-risk prostate cancer and aged more than 70 years. A total of 335 men with high-risk prostate cancer (prostate-specific antigen ≥20ng/ml or biopsy Gleason ... [...]
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Clinicopathological Characteristics and Survival Outcomes in Invasive …
To investigate the clinicopathological characteristics and survival outcomes of invasive papillary carcinoma (IPC), we identified 233,171 female patients in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database who had IPC (n = 524) or ... [...]
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Medium-term Outcomes after Whole-gland High-intensity Focused Ultrasound for …
Whole-gland HIFU is a repeatable day-case treatment that confers low rates of urinary incontinence. Disease control at a median of just under 5 yr of follow-up demonstrates its potential as a treatment for nonmetastatic prostate cancer. Endoscopic ... [...]
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Patient-Reported Outcomes Improve With Current RA Tx
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with inadequate response to methotrexate report clinically meaningful improvements across a broad range of outcomes after adding either tofacitinib (Xeljanz) or adalimumab (Humira), a new analysis shows. After 3 ... [...]
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Tumor Microenvironment Diversity Predicts Breast Cancer Outcomes
“By analyzing images of the environment around a tumor based on Darwinian natural selection principles, we can predict survival in some breast cancer types even more effectively than many of the measures used now in the clinic. "In the future, we hope ... [...]
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Oncologic and functional outcomes one year after radical prostatectomy for …
OBJECTIVE - To analyse oncological and functional outcomes 12 months after treatment of very low risk prostate cancer with radical prostatectomy in men who could have been candidates for active surveillance. PATIENTS AND METHODS - A prospective ... [...]
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Intermediate-term cancer control outcomes in prostate cancer patients treated …
Cancer control outcomes following robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) for prostate cancer (PCa) remain inadequately addressed over intermediate-term (≥5-year) follow-up. We examined biochemical recurrence-free survival (BCRFS), clinical ... [...]
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Clinical Outcomes and Survival Following Treatment of Metastatic Castrate …
Bony metastatic castrate-refractory prostate cancer (CRPC) has a poor prognosis and high morbidity. Zoledronic acid (ZA) is commonly combined with docetaxel in practice but lacks evidence that combining is effective, and strontium-89 (Sr89) is ... [...]
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