Men with mCRPC who had not undergone previous chemotherapy reported delayed pain progression and prolonged health-related quality of life with abiraterone acetate plus prednisone, compared with prednisone alone.
The FDA has expanded the indication for abiraterone acetate (Zytiga tablets) to combat metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Optimal treatment of older patients with recurrent prostate cancer now involves more of a decision process than in the past, say the authors of a review article in the journal Drugs & Aging.
Certain analyses of cancer cells isolated from the blood could guide decisions about the ideal treatment for a patient with metastatic prostate cancer who has stopped responding to initial therapy.
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- Overall Health Worse in African American Men Undergoing Active Surveillance For Prostate Cancer
- Clinical Benefit of Simtuzumab Inconsistent for Myelofibrosis
- Follow-up Rates in Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer Higher in University-Based vs Safety-Net Hospitals
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