There is a provenge clinical trial which is currently recruiting participants. Remember, as with all trials, you must fit all of the criteria to participate.
This trial does not use a placebo, you are guaranteed to receive the treatment if you are approved to participate.
The trial sites are:
* Park Ridge, Illinois
* Greenbelt, Maryland
* Durham, North Carolina
* Norfolk, Virginia
You must live within a reasonable driving distance to one of these sites.
Here are some basic criteria that you will need to meet:
* Hormone Resistant (HRPC)
* testosterone < 50 * metastatic disease * PSA at least 5.0 * no lung, liver, or brain metsThere has to be at least 28 days since you received: * Systemic corticosteroids, * chemotherapy, * External beam radiation therapy or surgery, * PC-SPES (or PC-SPEC) or Saw Palmetto, * Megestrol acetate (Megace(R)), diethylstilbesterol (DES), or cyproterone acetate, ketoconazole, * 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors, * antiandrogens, * High dose calcitriol [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="no" center_content="no" min_height="none"][1,25(OH)2VitD] (i.e., > 0.5 mg/day).
Open Label Study of Sipuleucel-T
To learn more about Provenge search this blog.
Joel T Nowak MA, MSW
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