Here’s a link to an excellent article on the “real” abiraterone story, written by journalist Robert Sandall, who has advanced prostate cancer himself. He has spoken to researcher Johann de Bono directly, and quotes him as follows:
Some parts of the press have hyped this drug way beyond what I said about it. … This is not a cure, let me correct that. I believe this drug definitely works — but it works much better with some patients than it does with others.