Apalutamide in the treatment of non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer in an elderly patient with multiple comorbidities Case report

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Katarzyna Liśkiewicz


Prostate cancer has been the most common malignant tumor in men in Poland since 2016 and is the second cause of death in this group of patients. The basic method of treatment in patients with advanced prostate cancer is androgen deprivation therapy, however, over time, the tumor evolves into a castration-resistant form, which poses a significant threat to the patient's life. This article presents a case of an elderly patient with internal diseases, who in the castration-resistant stage, was treated with a new generation androgen receptor blocker – apalutamide – in the first line of systemic treatment.


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Liśkiewicz K. Apalutamide in the treatment of non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer in an elderly patient with multiple comorbidities. OncoReview [Internet]. 2023Mar.30 [cited 2024Jun.19];13(1(49):9-12. Available from: https://www.journalsmededu.pl/index.php/OncoReview/article/view/2787


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