Urology is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the urinary tract of males and females, reproductive organs of males, as well as kidneys, ureters, bladder and prostate.
Urology is a wide-ranging speciality and deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as genitourinary cancers including prostate cancer, cystinosis including nephropathic cystinosis as well as benign prostatic hyperplasia and erectile dysfunction.
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Myovant Sciences announced additional results from its Phase III HERO study of once-daily, oral TAK 385 (relugolix) (120 mg) in men with advanced prostate cancer in an oral presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)’s ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program and simultaneous publication in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).
Pfizer and Astellas have announced final results from the overall survival (OS) analysis of the Phase III PROSPER trial, which evaluated Xtandi (enzalutamide) plus androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) versus placebo plus ADT in men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC). In the trial, Xtandi plus ADT reduced the risk of death by 27% (n=1,401; hazard ratio [HR]=0.73; [95% confidence interval [CI]: 0.61-0.89]; p=0.001) compared to placebo plus ADT.
AstraZeneca and MSD Inc.,have announced that Lynparza (olaparib) has been approved in the US for patients with homologous recombination repair (HRR) gene-mutated metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).