Guidelines and the current treatment of mCRPC

The December 1 issue of The ASCO Post contains two articles that will be of interest to many patients with progressive disease and their family members. … READ MORE …

Who’s actually dying of prostate cancer (in France) today?

A newly published paper from a French research group has provided some interesting data on which patients actually die of prostate cancer in the modern, post-PSA era. … READ MORE …

Cabozantinib not sufficiently effective in treatment of mCRPC

According to a media release from Exelixis in the past hour, it appears that we have seen the end of all attempts to develop cabozantinib as a treatment for metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). … READ MORE …

Maraviroc delays prostate cancer progression in laboratory mice

We have another high visibility finding today about the prevention of progression of advanced prostate cancer in mice … which may or may not lead to a finding about whether the same strategy would work in men. … READ MORE …

Can galeterone show effectiveness in men with AR-V7 mCRPC?

According to a report in The ASCO Post last night, the investigational drug galeterone may have significant clinical activity against a specific subtype of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) known as AR-V7. … READ MORE …

Combination immunotherapy for men with mCRPC: another new trial proposed

Late yesterday, Advaxis Immunotherapies announced the potential initiation of human trials of another new form of immunotherapy for the treatment of metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). … READ MORE …

Does olaparib have real potential in treatment of mCRPC?

According to a report on the Reuters web site yesterday, some researchers are of the opinion that the poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor olaparib (recently recommended for approval in Europe for the treatment of a subset of women with ovarian cancer) may be valuable in the treatment of some forms of prostate cancer too. … READ MORE …

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