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Progress Against Prostate Cancer. 1970–1979 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1970–1979 Early 1970s: Radioactive ''seeds'' proven effective for prostate.

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Presentation on theme: "Progress Against Prostate Cancer. 1970–1979 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1970–1979 Early 1970s: Radioactive ''seeds'' proven effective for prostate."— Presentation transcript:

1 Progress Against Prostate Cancer

2 1970–1979

3 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1970–1979 Early 1970s: Radioactive ''seeds'' proven effective for prostate tumors

4 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1970– : Early prostate cancer screening regimen introduced

5 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1970– –1977: First standard chemotherapy regimens for prostate cancer

6 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1970– : Modern system for ''staging'' prostate cancer is introduced

7 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1980–1989

8 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1980–1989 Early 1980s: New tools enable detection of early- stage prostate cancer

9 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1980– : CT scanning proves useful for staging of prostate cancer

10 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1980– : New surgical approach helps preserve sexual and urinary function 1982: Early hormone therapy drugs introduced

11 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1980– : FDA approves PSA test for prostate cancer screening

12 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1980– : New prostate cancer subtype identified

13 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1990–1999

14 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1990– –2000: Laparoscopic prostate cancer surgery introduced

15 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1990– s: Watchful waiting introduced for men with early prostate cancer

16 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1990– : New treatment for prostate cancer that resists hormone therapy

17 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 1990– : Adding hormone therapy to radiation improves prostate cancer survival

18 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 2000–Present

19 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 2000–Present 2003: First drugs proven effective for reducing prostate cancer risk

20 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 2000–Present 2004: New chemotherapy for hard-to-treat prostate cancers

21 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 2000–Present 2005: High-dose radiation helps men avoid cancer recurrence

22 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 2000–Present 2008: Potential prostate cancer-associated virus identified 2008: New blood test helps predict prostate cancer outcomes 2008: Advanced prostate cancers respond to new treatments in early studies

23 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 2000–Present 2009, 2010: Radiation after surgery or hormone therapy improves survival 2009, 2010: Men urged to discuss routine PSA testing with doctors

24 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 2000–Present 2010: First-ever ''therapeutic vaccine'' for prostate cancer becomes available 2010: New drug for patients whose disease progresses despite other treatments 2011: New targeted drug approved for certain advanced prostate cancers

25 Progress Against Prostate Cancer 2000–Present 2012: Experts caution against unnecessary PSA screenings for prostate cancer 2012: New treatment option for advanced prostate cancer

26 Progress Against Prostate Cancer Five-Year Survival Source: National Cancer Institute

27 Progress Against Prostate Cancer Mortality Source: National Cancer Institute

28 Progress Against Prostate Cancer New Cases Source: National Cancer Institute

29 Visit CancerProgress.Net for an interactive timeline of progress against a range of common cancers CancerProgress.Net is a project of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, which represents nearly 30,000 physicians who treat people with cancer and research new cures


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