Clinical Advances in Prostate Cancer

Bone Metastases a Major Concern in Prostate Cancer

April 19, 2016

Clinical Articles

Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) have been recognized as a potential source of prostate cancer seeding to distant metastatic sites (typically bone) for over a century, and with ongoing improvements in isolation and characterization methodology, CTCs are now being more rigorously investigated as potential predictive biomarkers in men with mCRPC.

Three Experts Provide Insight Into Treating mCRPC

April 19, 2016

Clinical Articles

Therapeutic options have grown considerably in recent years for men with metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), with studies currently looking to combine these new options.

Chemotherapy Safe After Radium-223 for Men With mCRPC

April 19, 2016

Clinical Articles

The explosion of new drugs for the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) is a welcome advance, but raises questions about how best to sequence these drugs with standard docetaxel chemotherapy.

Novel Combinations on the Horizon in Metastatic CRPC

April 19, 2016

Clinical Articles

Novel combination approaches are currently under exploration that hope to capitalize on the varying mechanisms of action for each newly approved agent for men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

Preventing and Treating Bone Metastases in mCRPC

April 19, 2016

Clinical Articles

Bone metastases in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) can invade a range of sites in the skeleton where they precipitate a spectrum of pathological processes that increase morbidity, negatively affect quality of life, and decrease survival.

Guidelines Evolving for the Treatment of Bone Metastases in CRPC

April 19, 2016

Clinical Articles

Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) has been the standard of care for patients with advanced prostate cancer; however, a majority of patients on hormonal therapy become unresponsive to treatment after an initial response.