For those considering treatment with a checkpoint inhibitor

We have heard a lot about treatment with checkpoint inhibitors over the past two or three years. When they work well, they can work very well indeed, but these drugs come with significant risk for side effects, and some of those side effects can be very serious. … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer and treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors

Immune checkpoint inhibitors include drugs like ipilimumab (Yervoy), pembrolizumab (Keytruda), nivolumab (Opdivo), and others that can have dramatic effects on the survival of some groups of patients with advanced forms of some cancers. … READ MORE …

A new form of chemo-immunotherapy combination works very well — in mice!

Alas, our friends at The Daily Telegraph in the UK seem to have managed to hyperinflate some early scientific findings into an overnight cure for prostate cancer in general and  metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer in particular. … READ MORE …