Neal D. Shore, MD, FACS, presented “HERO Phase 3 Trial: Relugolix vs. Leuprolide Acetate for Advanced Prostate Cancer” for the Grand Rounds in Urology audience in June, 2020.

HERO Phase 3 Trial: Relugolix vs. Leuprolide Acetate for Advanced Prostate Cancer – Summary:

Neal D. Shore, MD, FACS, Medical Director for the Carolina Urologic Research Center, presents the key aspects of the HERO phase 3 trial. The HERO trial looked at Relugolix, an oral GnRH receptor antagonist, versus Leuprolide Acetate for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. He begins by going over the study design, patient demographics, and clinical characteristics. He then goes over some of the study’s key and secondary endpoints, all of which were met.

 

In this interview, Celestia S. Higano, MD, Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine and section editor of the ADT Next Generation Learning Center on Grand Rounds in Urology, asks Dr. Shore follow-up questions about the HERO trial’s findings, and the implications that this exciting new development in prostate cancer treatment could have in the field of urology.

How to cite: Shore, Neal D. “HERO Phase 3 Trial: Relugolix vs. Leuprolide Acetate for Advanced Prostate Cancer” June, 2020. Accessed Sep 2020. https://grandroundsinurology.com/tmprss2-ace-2-and-the-potential-role-of-5aris-and-gnrh-analogues-in-inhibiting-covid-19-infection/