Docetaxel (Taxotere), or chemotherapy, will as all other treatments for advanced prostate cancer stop working. Many of us will progress quickly to this stage and eventually face a situation where there are no longer any approved treatments available to control our prostate cancer. If you are lucky enough to have an oncologist who is creative and aggressive, the only alternative left is the hope of receiving some benefit from their artistry. All that a doctor can do at this point is to try to control your cancer is to “play with” unapproved combinations of drugs with the hope of extending your life.

We are in dire need of drugs and treatments to extend our life and while also providing us with a decent quality of life. Right now, these alternatives do not exist. Instead, we need to rely on the resourcefulness of our doctors, but despite how creative our doct