Sumanta K. Pal, MD, on Clinical Cancer Advances: The 14th Annual Report
2019 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
Sumanta K. Pal, MD, of City of Hope, who served as a Co-Executive Editor of the 2019 publication Clinical Cancer Advances, discusses progress made during the past year in research and policy. The report was compiled with a team of experts in oncology subspecialties, cancer prevention, quality care, health disparities, and tumor biology.
Karim Fizazi, MD, PhD, of the University of Paris-Sud and Gustave Roussy, discusses final phase III findings on men with newly diagnosed, high-risk, metastatic, castration-naive prostate cancer who were treated with abiraterone acetate plus prednisone added to androgen-deprivation therapy (Abstract 141).
Silke Gillessen, MD, of Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen, discusses data from a phase III study on the incidence of hypocalcemia in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer treated with denosumab. The trial was designed to assess prevention of symptomatic skeletal events with denosumab administered every 4 weeks vs every 12 weeks (Abstract 139).
Karim Fizazi, MD, PhD, of the University of Paris-Sud and Gustave Roussy, discusses study findings on the efficacy and safety of darolutamide in men with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (Abstract 140).
Brian I. Rini, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, discusses current models used to estimate the risk of recurrence as well as genomic data that could help pinpoint individual tumor biology.
Stefanie C. Fischer, MD, of Manchester Cancer Research Centre and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, discusses an international retrospective analysis of the rare clinical scenario of men relapsing after adjuvant treatment with bleomycin/etoposide/cisplatin for clinical stage I nonseminoma (Abstract 510).