References for advanced prostate cancer: managing symptoms and getting support

Where does prostate cancer spread to?
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. Prostate cancer: diagnosis and treatment. Full guidance. February 2008.

Clarke NW. Management of the spectrum of hormone refractory prostate cancer. European Urology. 2006;50:428-439.

Vinjamoori AH, Jagannathan JP, Shinagare AB, et al. Atypical metastases from prostate cancer: 10-year experience at a single institution. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2012;199(2): 367-72.

Caffo O, Gernone A, Ortega C et al. Central nervous system metastases from castration-resistant prostate cancer in the docetaxel era. Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 2012;107(1):191-6.

lvati M, Frati A, Russo N et al.  Brain metastasis from prostate cancer. Report of 13 cases and critical analysis of the literature. Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research. 2005;24(2):203-7. 

What is my outlook?
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. Prostate cancer: diagnosis and treatment. Full guideline. 2008. 

Pain
Bader P, Echtle D, Fonteyne V, Livadas K, De Meerleer G, Paez Borda A, et al. Guidelines on pain management. European Urology Association. 2010.

Thompson JC, Wood J, Feuer D. Prostate cancer: palliative care and pain relief. British Medical Bulletin. 2007;83:341-354.

Smith Jr JA, Soloway MS, Young MJ. Complications of advanced prostate cancer. Urology. 1999;54(6A):8-14.

Bader P, Echtle D, Fonteyne V, L et al. Prostate cancer pain management: EAU guidelines on pain management. World J Urol. 2012;30(5):677-86

British Pain Society. Cancer Pain Management. A perspective from the British Pain Society, supported by the Association for Palliative Medicine and the Royal College of General Practitioners. 2010

National institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.  Neuropathic pain. The pharmacological management of neuropathic pain in adults in non-specialist settings.  2010. 

Urinary problems

Parsons BA, Evans S, Wright MP. Prostate cancer and urinary incontinence. Maturitas. 2009;63:323-328.

Clarke NW. Management of the spectrum of hormone refractory prostate cancer. European Urology. 2006;50:428-439.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. Prostate cancer: diagnosis and treatment. Full guidance. February 2008.

Smith Jr JA, Soloway MS, Young MJ. Complications of advanced prostate cancer. Urology. 1999;54(6A):8-14.

Oefelein MG. Prognostic significance of obstructive uropathy in advanced prostate cancer. Urology. 2004;63(6):1117-1121 

Bowel problems

Clarke NW. Management of the spectrum of hormone refractory prostate cancer. European Urology. 2006;50:428-439. 

Broken bones

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. Prostate cancer: diagnosis and treatment. Full guidance. February 2008. 

Sexual problems

Bancroft J, Janssen E, Strong D et al. The relations between mood and sexuality in heterosexual men. Arch Sex Behaviour 2003; 32:217-30

Althof SE, Leibum SR, Chevret-MEasson M et al. Psyhcological and interpersonal dimensions of sexual function and dysfunction. J Sexual Med 2005;2:793-800

Stone P, Richardson A, Ream E, et al. Cancer-related fatigue: Inevitable, unimportant and untreatable? Results of a multi-centre patient survey. Ann Oncol. 2000;11(8):971-5. 

Anaemia

Nalesnik JG, Mysliwiec AG, Canby-Hagino E. Anemia in men with advanced prostate cancer: Incidence, etiology, and treatment. Reviews in Urology. 2004;6(1):1-4.

Clarke NW. Management of the spectrum of hormone refractory prostate cancer. European Urology. 2006;50:428-439.

Thompson JC, Wood J, Feuer D. Prostate cancer: palliative care and pain relief. British Medical Bulletin. 2007;83:341-354.

Smith Jr JA, Soloway MS, Young MJ. Complications of advanced prostate cancer. Urology. 1999;54(6A):8-14. 

Metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. Metastatic spinal cord compression. Diagnosis and management of adults at risk of and with metastatic spinal cord compression. 2008.

Loblaw DA., Perry J, Chambers  A, Laperriere NJ (2005). Systematic review of the diagnosis and management of malignant extradural spinal cord compression: the Cancer Care Ontario Practice Guidelines Initiative's Neuro-Oncology Disease Site Group. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23: 2028-2037.

Samphao S. Eremin JM. Eremin O.Oncological emergencies: clinical importance and principles of management. European Journal of Cancer Care. 2010; 19(6):707-13

Hypercalcaemia

Coleman RE. Bisphosphonates: clinical experience. Oncologist. 2004;9(4):14-27

Walji N, Chan AK, Peake DR. Common acute oncological emergencies: diagnosis, investigation and management. Postgrad Med J. 2008;84:418-427.
Hong MK, Kong J, Namdarian B et al. Paraneoplastic syndromes in prostate cancer. Nature Reviews Urology. 2010;8:681-692

Hypercalcaemia. National Cancer Institute. At: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/hypercalcemia/HealthProfessional/
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Eating problems

Watson M, Lucas C, Hoy A et al. Palliative adult network guidelines. Third edition. 2011. 

Coping emotionally

Parahoo K, McCaughan E, Noyes J, McDonough S. The effectiveness of psychosocial interventions for men with prostate cancer: a systematic review (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD008529. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008529.

Couper JW, Bloch S, Love A et al. The psychosocial impact of prostate cancer on patients and their partners. MJA. 2006;185(8):428-432

Helgason AR, Dickman PW, Adolfsson J, et al. Emotional isolation: prevalence and the effect on well-being among 50-80-year-old prostate cancer patients. Scand J Urol Nephrol. 2001;35(2):97-101.

Watson M, Lucas C, Hoy A et al. Palliative adult network guidelines. Third edition. 2011. 

Daily life with advanced prostate cancer

Watson M, Lucas C, Hoy A et al. Palliative adult network guidelines. Third edition. 2011. 

Thinking about the future

Watson M, Lucas C, Hoy A et al. Palliative adult network guidelines. Third edition. 2011.

Age UK. Factsheet 72. Advance decisions, advanced statements and living wills. 2010.

National End of Life Care Programme at: www.endoflifecareforadults.nhs.uk/tools/core-tools/preferredprioritiesforcare. Accessed 24 August 2011