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An Update on Active Surveillance

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An Update on Active Surveillance

Active Surveillance is often the best treatment choice for men with low-risk disease, but new thinking proposes that men with a favorable type of intermediate risk disease may also be candidates for this noninvasive management protocol. Laurence Klotz, MD, the leading expert in active surveillance, addresses this new thinking in this article.

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XTANDI (enzalutamide): A New Treatment for Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

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XTANDI (enzalutamide): A New Treatment for Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Given enzalutamide’s unique and multi-targeted mechanism of action, its once a day oral administration, avoidance of accompanying requirement of a steroid, and its established safety and efficacy data, it appears to be a very promising therapy. Future studies should investigate both combination strategies with other approved prostate cancer drugs, as well as the potential role of enzalutamide in earlier stages of both CRPC and androgen-sensitive prostate cancer.

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