Inês holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in blood vessel biology, blood stem cells, and cancer. Before that, she studied Cell and Molecular Biology at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and worked as a research fellow at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias and Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência.
Inês currently works as a Managing Science Editor, striving to deliver the latest scientific advances to patient communities in a clear and accurate manner.
Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), which delivers higher doses of radiation over a significantly shorter period of time, can be safely given to men with low- or intermediate-risk prostate cancer with ... Read more
A Phase 3 trial is recruiting men to test a combination of Lynparza (olaparib) and Zytiga (abiraterone acetate) for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). Named PROpel ... Read more
Adding the androgen receptor inhibitor darolutamide to androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) extends by 22 months the time men with castration-resistant prostate cancer live without metastasis, without increasing the incidence of adverse events, results ... Read more
Adding the androgen receptor inhibitor Xtandi (enzalutamide) to androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) significantly delays disease progression — assessed through radiological imaging — or death among metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer patients, ... Read more
Adding Janssen‘s androgen receptor inhibitor Erleada (apalutamide) to first-line androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) significantly extended survival and delayed disease progression or death in metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer patients included in a Phase ... Read more
The European Commission has approved the use of Erleada (apalutamide) for the treatment of men with castration-resistant prostate cancer at high risk of developing metastasis, announced Janssen Oncology, the therapy’s developer. The ... Read more
Constellation Pharmaceuticals has begun patient dosing in the second part of a Phase 1b/2 trial testing its investigational inhibitor CPI-1205, in combination with Xtandi (enzalutamide), for the second-line treatment of ... Read more
Radiation therapy approaches — including brachytherapy and external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) — lead to better 10-year survival rates than prostate surgery in young patients with low- and intermediate-risk ... Read more
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