Commonly Used FDA Approved Treatments for Metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC)

The first line of treatment for advanced prostate cancer is Androgen (male hormone) Deprivation Therapy or ADT. Once the PSA progresses (climbs) while still on ADT and with testosterone levels

A Clinical Trial : Ixabepilone, Mitoxantrone, and Prednisone in Treating Patients with Metastatic Prostate Cancer That Did Not Respond to Hormone Therapy and Chemotherapy

I was recently reviewing current clinical trials and came across this one for men who have failed chemotherapy, what many of us view as the final treatment for advanced prostate cancer. It provides a potential opportunity to combine two different therapy agents (one old, mitoxantrone; one relatively new, ixabepilone). Both of these chemicals are known [...]