Navigation Links
Italian study examines clinical predictors of acute urinary symptoms after radiotherapy for prostate
Date:11/15/2013

Arnhem, The Netherlands - An interim study by Italian researchers showed that using a modelling programme together with IPSS and dosage measure can predict the severity of acute urinary symptoms in patients with early prostate cancer who underwent radiotherapy.

"Quantitative models predicting the risk of acute (and late) genito-urinary (GU) toxicity in patients treated with high dose radiotherapy for prostate cancer are lacking. This work represents one of the first attempts to provide radiation oncologists with quantitative tools to reliably predict the risk of moderate-severe acute GU effects based on both clinical and dosimetric individual parameters," said Dr. Cesare Cozzarini of the San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Dept. of Radiation Oncology in Milan, Italy.

Cozzarini presented the findings at the 5th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC) held in Marseille. A prospective cohort study (DUE-01) which started in April 2010, Cozzarini and colleagues aimed to develop predictive models of genito-urinary (GU) toxicity and erectile dysfunction after high dose radiotherapy (RT) for prostate cancer.

Patients treated with conventional (1.8-2Gy/fr, CONV) or moderate hypo-fractionation (2.5-2.7Gy/fr HYPO) were included.

In their ad-interim analysis, the investigators also intended to find a link between pollakiuria (POLL), dysuria (DYS) and nicturia (NICT) as measured by IPSS at RT end and clinical/dosimetric risk factors.

IPSS questionnaire at the start and at the end of RT were prospectively collected by the researchers and planning data were recovered and analyzed with a dedicated program (Vodca, MSS GmbH, Zurich), including absolute (cc/cm2) and % bladder dose-volume/surface (DVH/DSH) parameters referred to both the whole treatment and to the weekly delivered dose (DVHw/DSHw).

In the study, relevant clinical factors were also prospectively collected including T stage, concomitant mo
'/>"/>

Contact: Evgenia Starkova
e.starkova@uroweb.org
European Association of Urology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Flavor Your Life Shares How to Prepare an Italian Style Orecchiette Pasta with Olive Oil
2. Flavor Your Life Shares 3 Easy Recipes that Use Italian Olive Oil to Enhance Meals
3. Mesothelioma News Update: Resource4thePeople Applauds Italian Court for Sentencing Swiss Millionaire in Asbestos Scandal
4. Springer partners with the Italian Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics
5. First Narconon Cannabis Abuse Prevention Guide Takes Aim at Drug Abuse Statistics for Italian Youth
6. Springer to collaborate with the Italian Society for the Study of Eating Disorders
7. Flavor Your Life Highlights the Importance of Taste in Italian Olive Oil
8. Nationally Renowned Health Expert Debuts Book "Sex and Spaghetti Sauce: My Italian Mother’s Recipe for Getting Healthy and Getting Busy in Your 50s and Beyond"
9. Italian wolves prefer pork to venison
10. KD LUXE Jewelry and Accessories: Introducing Chic Italian Silver and Stainless Collections in Beverly Hills and Hollywood
11. Springer launches new journal with the Italian Association of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/21/2015)... 2015 CALNOC, the nation’s first nursing ... RN, FAAN, will keynote their upcoming conference – Navigating ... CA on October 26, 2015. , Dr. Burnes ... of Nurse Executives (AONE) and the first African American ... American Academy of Nursing and the National Black Nurses ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... VA (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 The Science ... as a special addition to its Lunch Break Science program. ... World of Quarks! – taking guests from the subatomic world ... form. , The Museum invites members of the community to ... the Jefferson Lab physicist. Guests will delve into the nucleus ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 Renewable energy, ... a few of the Earth Day topics USM ... and national leaders debate the affect of climate change ... variety of subject matter touching on the environmental concerns ... segments will delve into sustainable lifestyles, clean air options, ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015 On Saturday, May ... the rest of his team from Georgia Eye ... to End Lupus Now, being held in Piedmont Park ... Walk proved to be the largest LFA-sponsored walk in ... effort to raise funds and awareness for lupus, an ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 21, 2015 Invictus Medical has ... Illinois university for a second innovative technology aimed ... conducive to newborn infants’ cognitive development. , “This ... problems we have identified through extensive interviews and ... George Hutchinson, Invictus Medical’s Chief Technology Officer. “We ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Nationally Recognized Nurse Leader Linda Burnes Bolton to Present Keynote Address at CALNOC Conference 2Health News:Quarks and Forks at the Science Museum of Virginia 2Health News:USM Studios’ Programming Focuses on the Environment 2Health News:9th Annual Walk to End Lupus Now 2Health News:9th Annual Walk to End Lupus Now 3Health News:Invictus Medical Secures Rights to Second Promising New NICU Technology 2
... Drug Administration is scrutinizing the claims made by a ... to the claims made by the businessman Allan Lord, he ... The Bio-Germ Protection kits contain skin lotion, a nasal spray, ... online. ,According to the company, the lotion, which is ...
... 'Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation' (TMS) maybe the way forward ... aggressive electro-shock therapy., ,Electro-Shock Therapy or ECT is ... treat severe depression for many decades. However, it can ... and requires general anesthesia. In ECT the doctors pass ...
... can prevent the spread of melanoma// and other forms of ... a chemical found in turmeric, can block a biological pathway ... The chemical in the spices inhibits a protein called nuclear ... abnormal inflammations that can lead to a number of disorders ...
... revealed that consumption of fruits, vegetables and foods high in ... risk of heart disease. ,Western cuisines are not so ... plant foods in the diet. ,10 healthy individuals were ... to each of them. The diets were a vegetarian diet ...
... be responsible for various immune deficiency syndromes, and researchers// ... two different form of immune deficiency conditions called immunoglobulin ... ,Immune deficiency syndrome may be hereditary or acquired. Hereditary ... defects in the cells and tissues that are responsible ...
... help in the brain development of foetus and infants for ... administered to pregnant women. A new study conducted by scientists ... slow down the cognitive decline in middle-aged subjects. , ... and women) with increased levels of homocysteine. This amino acid ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:A New Product Offering protection against anthrax 2Health News:Strong Magnetic Stimulation Can Help Treating Severe Depression 2Health News:Fibre Rich Food A Boon For Lowering Cholesterol 2
(Date:4/20/2015)... 2015  Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) ... the investment community beginning at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time) ... Hotel in New Brunswick, New Jersey ... Paul Stoffels , M.D., Worldwide Chairman Pharmaceuticals, and ... Chairman, Pharmaceuticals will host the meeting. Dominic Caruso ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... , April 20, 2015 The preclinical contract ... pharmacokinetic testing of drugs and safety testing of medical devices, ... present at this week,s workshop " Drug Transporters in ADME: ... Baltimore, MD . The title of Dr. Hidalgo,s talk ... of a session entitled "Transporter Tools of the Future." ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... -- In its latest action to ensure competition in ... Cardinal Health, Inc. has agreed to resolve charges ... the sale and distribution of low-energy radiopharmaceuticals and ... for these drugs. The proposed stipulated order requires ... and represents the second largest monetary settlement the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Absorption Systems Chief Scientist Ismael Hidalgo to Present at International Workshop on Drug Transporters 2Cardinal Health Agrees to Pay $26.8 Million to Settle Charges It Monopolized 25 Markets for the Sale of Radiopharmaceuticals to Hospitals and Clinics, says FTC 2Cardinal Health Agrees to Pay $26.8 Million to Settle Charges It Monopolized 25 Markets for the Sale of Radiopharmaceuticals to Hospitals and Clinics, says FTC 3Cardinal Health Agrees to Pay $26.8 Million to Settle Charges It Monopolized 25 Markets for the Sale of Radiopharmaceuticals to Hospitals and Clinics, says FTC 4Cardinal Health Agrees to Pay $26.8 Million to Settle Charges It Monopolized 25 Markets for the Sale of Radiopharmaceuticals to Hospitals and Clinics, says FTC 5
... YORK, Oct. 7, 2011 Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. (OTCBB: ... clinical-stage pipeline, and multiple licenses with major pharmaceutical companies ... interview with Dr. Daniel Chain, Ph.D., Chairman and CEO ... Dr. Chain will be discussing the state ...
... Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS ) today ... the Silver Award for Best Practices in Health Care ... healthcare accreditation organization, during the URAC 12th Annual Quality ... ) Medco,s program was selected as one ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Intellect Neurosciences CEO to be Featured on Wall Street Reporter 2Medco Wins 2011 URAC Award for Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection 2Medco Wins 2011 URAC Award for Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection 3
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: