Our New Therapies and the Development of Cross Resistance to these Drugs

Men with metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) have become fortunate over the last few years as there we now have a number of new drugs available which can extend our life and can also have some palliative effects. However, as we have more treatments being approved, we find that we are faced with a [...]

Repurposing Another Anti-fungal Drug As A Potential Prostate Cancer Treatment

There is a very interesting international project called Repurposing Drugs in Oncology (ReDO). ReDO is an international collaboration of cancer researchers searching to identify common, inexpensive medications, which may represent an untapped source of novel therapies for cancer. These drugs not only could be used as an alternative to some of our current treatments, but [...]

The Latest Information On The Role Of Metformin Therapy In The Treatment Of Prostate Cancer

There have been prior studies that have shown that the generic and inexpensive drug Metformin (used to treat diabetes) could be repurposed and used to decrease the risk of developing prostate cancer as well as to treat prostate cancer. Previous studies suggested that metformin is associated with decreased risk of cancer; however, results specifically addressing [...]