Prostate Cancer Metastasis

Metastasis—also referred to as “metastatic cancer”—is the medical term for cancer that has spread to a part of the body outside its origin. With regards to prostate cancer, the terms “metastatic prostate cancer”, “advanced prostate cancer”, and “stage 4 prostate cancer” generally refer to cancer that has spread beyond the lymph nodes and tissues immediately surrounding the prostate. How…

Imaging advanced prostate cancer

Rationale for Modernising Imaging in Advanced Prostate Cancer

European Urology has published a paper, “Rationale for Modernizing Imaging in Advanced Prostate Cancer”. To effectively manage patients with advanced prostate cancer (APC), it is essential to have accurate, reproducible, and validated methods for detecting and quantifying the burden of bone and soft tissue metastases and for assessing their response to therapy. Current standard of…