Carboplatin-Taxane Combinations in the Management of Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

The use of Docetaxel (chemotherapy) extends survival time in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Many researchers believe that platinum compounds, particularly Carboplatin, when added to docetaxel (taxane-based chemotherapy) can further extend survival times. A study at the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Investigated the efficacy [...]