Degarelix Monotherapy vs. Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone Agonists Plus Antiandrogen Flare Protection For Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer *

There are a number of different flavors of hormone therapy (ADT) used to treat advanced prostate cancer. However, they could be summed up and put into two different categories. 1- The use of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist therapy (drugs like Lupron and Zoladex) along with short term antiandrogen (AA) flare protection 2- Degarelix, a [...]

The Well Reviewed Guide to Advanced Prostate Cancer (A Survivor Perspective) Has Been Updated and is Now Available for a free Download

Somehow I have been negligent and not let people know that I have written and posted a major update of my “Guide to Advanced Prostate Cancer.” As in the past, it is available as a free download from the Malecare web site. Helping me to update the book was prostate cancer survivor Craig Pynn and [...]

A New Phase III Trial of ODM-201 for Men with Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer without Visible Metastases

Bayer HealthCare and Orion Corporation (a Finnish pharmaceutical company) have announced that they have begun enrollment in a randomized Phase III clinical trial of a new investigational treatment for men with advanced prostate cancer. ODM-201 is a novel, oral androgen receptor inhibitor. The trial named ARAMIS trial is a randomized, Phase III, multi-center, double-blind, placebo-controlled [...]