Can TMPRSS2-ERG gene expression predict low response to taxane therapy?

Drugs like docetaxel and cabazitaxel (taxanes) are among the most active forms of treatment in the management of men with metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), but they don’t work for everyone. … READ MORE …

Is the TMPRSS2-ERG marker for prostate cancer clinically relevant?

We have long cautioned about whether the presence of apparent biologic “markers” in men with prostate cancer (“association”) is necessarily an implication that a specific marker really indicates anything clinically important. A paper published by a European team now helps to put this in perspective. … READ MORE …