American Urological Association Annual Meeting | Conference

CDK Inhibition May Overcome Mechanisms of Olaparib Resistance in Prostate Cancer

September 15th 2021

By studying olaparib-sensitive and -resistant cell lines, researchers were able to gather insights regarding PARP inhibitor treatment and resistance mechanisms, including the use of CDK inhibition as a potential means of overcoming PARP inhibitor resistance in prostate cancer.

Olaparib Maintains Benefit Over Enzalutamide or Abiraterone in mCRPC

September 14th 2021

Olaparib was still found to produce greater clinical benefit than enzalutamide or abiraterone acetate in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer when the novel hormonal agents were examined separately rather than combined.

Adjuvant Pembrolizumab Continues to Uphold DFS Benefit Across RCC Subgroups

September 14th 2021

Pembrolizumab as an adjuvant therapy compared with placebo continued to showcase an impressive disease-free survival benefit in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma following nephrectomy, with improvement observed across subgroups.

LSAM-DTX Effective and Safe in NMIBC Using Direct, Multifaceted Approach

September 14th 2021

Large surface area microparticle docetaxel administered via direct intramural injection and intravesical instillations was found to be safe and showed preliminary signs of efficacy in patients with high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.

Dr. Choueiri on the Results of the KEYNOTE-564 Study in RCC

September 13th 2021

Toni K. Choueiri, MD, discusses the results of the KEYNOTE-564 study in renal cell carcinoma.

Dr. Chamie on Examining N-803 Plus BCG in BCG-Unresponsive NMIBC CIS

September 13th 2021

Karim Chamie, MD, discusses the design of the phase 2/3 QUILT-3.032 trial in patients with Bacillus Calmette-Guerín–unresponsive, non–muscle invasive bladder cancer carcinoma in situ.

Dr. Shore on the Results of the ENACT Trial in Prostate Cancer

September 13th 2021

Neal D. Shore, MD, FACS, discusses the results of the randomized, open label, phase 2 ENACT trial in prostate cancer.

UGN-101 Induction Produces Durable Responses in Low-Grade Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma

September 13th 2021

Treatment with the mitomycin-containing reverse thermal gel UGN-101 resulted in a lengthy period of durable response when administered as induction treatment in patients with low-grade upper tract urothelial carcinoma.

Yoga Possesses Potential to Improve QoL, Immune Responses, and Inflammation in Prostate Cancer

September 13th 2021

Improvements in quality of life, antitumor immune responses, and inflammation could be resulting benefits of the incorporation of regular yoga practice in the lives of men with prostate cancer who are undergoing prostatectomy.

MRgFUS Improved Sexual Function, Urinary Continence in Men with Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer

September 13th 2021

Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound focal therapy delivered to the index lesion produced better outcomes for men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer compared with radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy.

18F-DCFPyL Could Become a Key Diagnostic Tool for Biochemical Recurrence in Prostate Cancer

September 13th 2021

18F-DCFPyL, a PET prostate specific membrane antigen targeting agent, demonstrated statistically significant potential in detecting biochemical recurrence in men with prostate cancer.

Panvac Plus BCG Does Not Significantly Delay Recurrence in Advanced NMIBC

September 13th 2021

The addition of a recombinant pox-viral vector vaccine Panvac™ to bacillus Calmette-Guérin did not significantly improve clinical outcomes for patients with BCG-unresponsive non–muscle invasive bladder cancer.

Masitinib Plus Docetaxel Produces PFS Benefit in mCRPC With Low Metastatic Involvement

September 13th 2021

The investigational small molecule masitinib plus docetaxel resulted in a statistically significant 21% reduction in the risk of progression or death compared with placebo plus docetaxel in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer and baseline alkaline phosphatase levels of 250 IU/mL or less.

Avelumab Plus BCG Induction Shows Favorable Tolerability in BCG-Unresponsive NMIBC

September 13th 2021

The addition of avelumab to Bacillus Calmette-Guerin induction therapy appeared to be safe and well tolerated in patients with BCG-unresponsive non–muscle invasive bladder cancer.

Systemic Review Underscores Need for Smoking Status Data on Genitourinary Cancer Trials

September 13th 2021

Smoking status is not often reported on genitourinary cancer clinical trials, which limits understanding of how smoking impacts the treatment, survival, and quality of life of this patient population.

Olaparib/Pembrolizumab Combo Continues to Show Promising Activity in mCRPC

September 12th 2021

The combination of olaparib and pembrolizumab continued to demonstrate antitumor activity in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who previously received docetaxel.

Dr. Kaplan on Real-World Surgical Retreatment Rates in LUTS/BPH

September 12th 2021

Steven Kaplan, MD, discusses real-world surgical retreatment rates in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms/benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Darolutamide Delays Time to Deterioration in HRQoL Related to Urinary and Bowel Symptoms in nmCRPC

September 12th 2021

Darolutamide was linked with a reduction in locally invasive procedures, delayed time to deterioration in health-related quality of life related to urinary and bowel symptoms in patients with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Enzalutamide/ADT Maintains Efficacy Regardless of Prior Antiandrogen Therapy in mHSPC

September 12th 2021

Enzalutamide plus androgen-deprivation therapy produced clinical benefit over ADT alone in patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer, regardless of prior antiandrogen therapy and its pretreatment duration.

Dr. Williams on the Rationale for the SunRISE-2 Trial in Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

September 12th 2021

Stephen B. Williams, MD, discusses the rationale for the phase 3 SunRISE-2 trial in muscle-invasive bladder cancer.