Armed with a prestigious new grant, investigators prepare to rapidly translate scientific breakthroughs into better brain tumor therapies. Read the story in Northwestern Medicine magazine.
In a recent clinical trial, a drug called apalutamide added to standard therapy slowed cancer progression in men with prostate cancer, while maintaining quality of life.
An existing drug significantly lowered the risk of metastasis or death when used in men with non-metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer and a rising PSA level, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Patients with advanced prostate cancer who received more intensive treatment experienced worse quality of life at three months, but better overall in the long-term, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Deputy Director Maha Hussain, MD oversees clinical research at the Lurie Cancer Center, but never forgets her primary goal: having an impact on patients.
Maha Hussain, MD, recently published several papers detailing new findings in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer treatment and prostate cancer screening.
Younger men with prostate cancer had a decreased risk of cancer progression while under active surveillance, compared to men older than 60, according to a recent study.
A combination of ultrasound and cystoscopy is the most cost-effective approach to detecting cancer in patients who show microscopic amounts of blood in their urine, according to a JAMA Internal Medicine study.
In a retrospective study, scientists developed and validated a gene expression signature that can predict which patients with prostate cancer will benefit most from postoperative radiotherapy.