Journal article

Developments in oligometastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer

Ken Chow, Patrick Mccoy, Ryan Stuchbery, Niall M Corcoran, Christopher M Hovens

World Journal of Urology | SPRINGER | Published : 2019


PURPOSE: To review the current understanding and recent developments regarding the concept of oligometastases in hormone-sensitive prostate cancer. METHODS: A comprehensive literature search of electronic databases, including PubMed and Embase was conducted for the search term 'oligometastases' in combinations with 'prostate cancer', 'hormone sensitive', 'genetics', and 'molecular'. All articles relating to these search terms have been taken into account. RESULTS: Prostate cancer remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The majority of these cancer-related deaths result from metastases. Currently, there is a dichotomy in prostate cancer management where it is only deemed c..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The Australian Prostate Cancer Centre Epworth is supported by the Australian Government as represented by the Department of Health and Ageing. KC is supported by a Postgraduate Medical Research Scholarship from the Prostate Cancer Research Fund, and the Research Training Program Scholarship from the Australian Commonwealth Government. NMC is supported by a Movember-Distinguished Gentleman's Ride Clinician Scientist Award through Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia's Research Program.