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How many bone metastases may be defined as high-volume metastatic prostate cancer in Asians: A retrospective multicenter cohort study.

亚洲人有多少骨转移可能被定义为高容量转移性前列腺癌: 一项回顾性多中心队列研究。

  • 影响因子:3.24
  • DOI:10.1002/pros.23958
  • 作者列表:"Yamada Y","Sakamoto S","Rii J","Yamamoto S","Kamada S","Imamura Y","Nakamura K","Komiya A","Nakatsu H","Ichikawa T
  • 发表时间:2020-04-01

BACKGROUND:Recent landmark randomized trials (CHAARTED and LATITUDE studies) have highlighted potent upfront therapy for "high-volume" and "high-risk" metastatic castration-naïve prostate cancer (mCNPC). However, treatment response shows racial differences. We aimed to propose a novel definition for "high-volume" prostate cancer in Asians. METHODS:We retrospectively pursued 426 patients with de novo mCNPC from multiple institutions between 1999 and 2017. All patients received androgen deprivation therapy alone as initial treatment. We evaluated the number of bone metastases at diagnosis to clarify the clinical significance for progression-free survival and overall survival (OS). Statistical analyses were conducted using the Mann-Whitney U test, Cox proportional hazard models, and Kaplan-Meier methods. RESULTS:Median age and prostate-specific antigen level were 73 years and 266.2 ng/ml, respectively. Median OS was 55.5 months in patients who met the CHAARTED high criteria (vs 33.1 months in the trial). We evaluated 5 thresholds in the number of bone metastases (≥4, ≥6, ≥11, ≥16, and ≥21) to investigate the prognostic values. Patients with ≥11 bone metastases showed the highest HR for OS (2.766). Patients with 11 to 20 bone metastases had a significantly shorter OS than those with ≤10 metastases (P = .0001). We, therefore, proposed modified CHAARTED and LATITUDE high criteria (extending bone metastases ≥11). In multivariate analysis, the modified criteria were the only independent prognostic factors for OS (P = .0272 and P = .042, respectively). Conversely, no significant differences in OS were seen between patients with 1 to 3 bone metastases and 4 to 10 (P = .7513). CONCLUSION:Our exploratory study suggested ≥11 bone metastases as a suitable definition for "high-volume" prostate cancer in Asians. A larger, prospective study is warranted to verify our findings.


背景: 最近具有里程碑意义的随机试验 (CHAARTED和LATITUDE研究) 强调了 “高容量” 和 “高风险” 转移性去势初治前列腺癌 (mscnpc) 的有效前期治疗。然而,治疗反应显示出种族差异。我们旨在为亚洲人的 “高容量” 前列腺癌提出一个新的定义。 方法: 我们回顾性调查了 1999 年至 426 年间来自多个机构的 2017 例de novo mCNPC患者。所有患者均接受单纯雄激素阻断治疗作为初始治疗。我们评估了诊断时骨转移的数量,以阐明无进展生存期和总生存期 (OS) 的临床意义。使用Mann-Whitney U检验、Cox比例风险模型和Kaplan-Meier方法进行统计分析。 结果: 中位年龄和前列腺特异性抗原水平分别为 73 岁和 266.2 ng/ml。符合CHAARTED高标准的患者的中位OS为 55.5 个月 (试验中为 33.1 个月)。我们评估了骨转移数量的 5 个阈值 (≥ 4 、 ≥ 6 、 ≥ 11 、 ≥ 16 和 ≥ 21),以研究预后价值。≥ 11 例骨转移患者OS的HR最高 (2.766)。11 ~ 20 个骨转移患者的OS明显短于 ≤ 10 个骨转移患者 (p =.0001)。因此,我们提出了改良的CHAARTED和LATITUDE高标准 (延长骨转移 ≥ 11)。在多变量分析中,修改后的标准是OS的唯一独立预后因素 (分别为p = 0272 和p =.042)。相反,1 ~ 3 个骨转移和 4 ~ 10 个骨转移患者的OS无显著差异 (p =.7513)。 结论: 我们的探索性研究提示 ≥ 11 骨转移是亚洲人 “高容量” 前列腺癌的合适定义。需要一项更大的前瞻性研究来验证我们的研究结果。



作者列表:["Tran S","Puric E","Walser M","Poel R","Datta NR","Heuberger J","Pica A","Marder D","Lomax N","Bolsi A","Morach P","Bachtiary B","Seddon BM","Schneider R","Bodis S","Weber DC"]

METHODS:OBJECTIVE:Large inoperable sacral chordomas show unsatisfactory local control rates even when treated with high dose proton therapy (PT). The aim of this study is assessing feasibility and reporting early results of patients treated with PT and concomitant hyperthermia (HT). METHODS: :Patients had histologically proven unresectable sacral chordomas and received 70 Gy (relative biological effectiveness) in 2.5 Gy fractions with concomitant weekly HT. Toxicity was assessed according to CTCAE_v4. A volumetric tumor response analysis was performed. RESULTS: :Five patients were treated with the combined approach. Median baseline tumor volume was 735 cc (range, 369-1142). All patients completed PT and received a median of 5 HT sessions (range, 2-6). Median follow-up was 18 months (range, 9-26). The volumetric analysis showed an objective response of all tumors (median shrinkage 46%; range, 9-72). All patients experienced acute Grade 2-3 local pain. One patient presented with a late Grade 3 iliac fracture. CONCLUSION:Combining PT and HT in large inoperable sacral chordomas is feasible and causes acceptable toxicity. Volumetric analysis shows promising early results, warranting confirmation in the framework of a prospective trial. ADVANCES IN KNOWLEDGE: :This is an encouraging first report of the feasibility and early results of concomitant HT and PT in treating inoperable sacral chordoma.

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作者列表:["Gyori DJ","Bullington SM","Crawford BS","Vernon VP"]

METHODS:BACKGROUND:National guidelines recommend screening and treatment for cancer-related bone disease and continued monitoring of bone-modifying agents. It is unclear whether a standardized screening tool is utilized to identify eligible patients and ensure appropriate supportive care is implemented. The purpose of this study was to evaluate current prescribing practices and optimize management of bone-modifying agents. METHODS:A retrospective chart review was performed to identify patients who received hormone deprivation therapy or had bone metastases through Hematology/Oncology or Urology clinics from 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2017. The primary endpoints of this study were the incidence of completed baseline dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan for patients on hormone deprivation therapy and percent of patients started on a bone-modifying agent for the prevention of skeletal-related events secondary to bone metastasis. Secondary endpoints included percent of patients with dental examinations prior to initiation, adequate calcium and vitamin D supplementation, incidence of osteonecrosis of the jaw or flu-like symptoms and education, and percent of bisphosphonate doses appropriately adjusted based on renal function. RESULTS:A total of 375 patients were assessed for baseline DEXA scans and bone-modifying therapy. Of the 226 patients on hormone deprivation therapy, 111 (49%) patients were appropriately screened with a DEXA scan prior to initiation of hormone deprivation therapy. Among the 149 patients with bone metastases, only 94 (63.1%) patients were started on a bone-modifying agent. CONCLUSIONS:Opportunities have been identified to optimize management of patients with cancer-related bone disease. Implementation of standardized tools may increase the rate of appropriate screening and initiation of bone-modifying therapy when warranted.

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作者列表:["Dohzono S","Sasaoka R","Takamatsu K","Hoshino M","Nakamura H"]

METHODS:PURPOSE:Low skeletal muscle mass has been associated with poor prognosis in patients with advanced lung cancer. However, little is known about the relationship between skeletal muscle mass and overall survival in patients with bone metastases from lung cancer. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the prognostic value of low trunk muscle mass in predicting overall survival in these patients. METHODS:The data from 198 patients who were diagnosed with bone metastases from lung cancer from April 2009 to May 2017 were retrospectively reviewed. The areas of the psoas and paravertebral muscles were measured at the level of the third lumbar vertebra on computed tomography scans taken at the time nearest to the diagnosis of bone metastasis. Muscle area was evaluated for male and female cohorts separately using different cutoff points. Cox proportional hazards analysis was performed to evaluate the factors independently associated with overall survival. RESULTS:The overall survival of patients in the lowest quartile for psoas muscle area or paravertebral muscle area was significantly shorter than that of patients above the 25th percentile for muscle area (p < 0.001). Multivariate analyses showed that paravertebral muscle mass (hazard ratio, 1.73; 95% confidence interval, 1.17-2.56; p = 0.006), epidermal growth factor receptor-targeted therapy, and performance status were independent prognostic factors. CONCLUSIONS:Low paravertebral muscle mass was associated with shorter survival, independently of known prognostic factors.

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