Should you be adding abiraterone acetate to your ADT? — Part II

So one of the benefits of being at the annual ASCO meeting is that you get to talk to lots of medical oncologists who specialize in treating prostate cancer — if you are patient and polite. … READ MORE …

Should you be adding abiraterone acetate to your ADT?

The data previously reported from the STAMPEDE trial and the LATITUDE trial over the past couple of days were from men newly diagnosed with high-risk and/or metastatic forms of prostate cancer, but … READ MORE …

Major impact from early use of abiraterone + ADT in metastatic disease

The abstracts of the LATITUDE trial and the comparable arm of the STAMPEDE trial, in which patients with newly diagnosed, metastatic prostate cancer were randomized to either ADT or ADT + abiraterone acetate + prednisone were both released this morning. Both trials have shown major benefits to the early addition of abiraterone acetate to standard care. We shall be providing more details in separate reports to come later today.

What we DON’T know from the ASCO abstracts …

Near the end of last month we had told you that data from the LATITUDE trial and from Arm G of the STAMPEDE trial would be presented at the ASCO annual meeting in Chicago this year. … READ MORE …

STAMPEDE group to present abiraterone survival data at ASCO too

We have just heard from the STAMPEDE trial group in the UK that they will be presenting overall survival data from the “abiraterone comparison” arm of the STAMPEDE trial at the upcoming ASCO meeting this year. … READ MORE …

Data from the LATITUDE trial to be presented at ASCO

According to an e-mail your sitemaster has just received from ASCO, we will be getting the initial results from the LATITUDE trial at the upcoming ASCO meeting in June this year. … READ MORE …

No sign of evident clinical benefit in the Phase IV PLATO trial

According to a recent media release, there was no significant benefit for the investigational combination of enzalutamide (Xtandi) + abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) + prednisone in treatment of men with chemotherapy-naive, metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer (cnmCRPC). … READ MORE …