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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 14, 2014

Contact:
Christine Frey, AUA
410-999-7091, Cfrey@auanet.org

AUA ANNOUNCES AMENDMENTS TO CASTRATION RESISTANT PROSTATE CANCER CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE

Linthicum, MD, May 14, 2014—The American Urological Association (AUA) today announced amendments to its 2013 Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) guideline. These amendments were made as part of the AUA’s update literature review (ULR) process, whereby an additional systematic review is conducted to maintain guideline currency with newly published relevant literature.

New guideline statements added to the Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer guideline include:

The full CRPC guideline, including new amendments, is available here: www.auanet.org/education/guidelines/castration-resistant-prostate-cancer.cfm.

All AUA clinical practice guidance documents, including guidelines, best practices and white papers, are available online at www.AUAnet.org.

NOTE TO REPORTERS: Expert spokespeople are available to discuss these Guidelines. Please contact the Communications Office at 410-689-3932 for more information or to arrange an interview.

About the American Urological Association: Founded in 1902 and headquartered near Baltimore, Maryland, the American Urological Association is a leading advocate for the specialty of urology, and has more than 20,000 members throughout the world. The AUA is a premier urologic association, providing invaluable support to the urologic community as it pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care through education, research and the formulation of health policy.

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