A Correction of A Prior Post – How About Entering the Prostvac-VF Trail and Then Have Provenge?

On March 4th I wrote a post which included a suggestion that combining Provenge and the clinical trial of Prostvac-VF might provide an interesting one-two punch against advanced prostate cancer.  In the post I suggested that it could be interesting to have Provenge and then move immediately on to Prostvac. This was an error, I [...]

Barvarian Nordic Provides A Long Anticipated Update on Their Randomized Phase 3 trial of Prostvac VF

Barvarian Nordic (BN) released some outstanding news a few days ago. According to BN they hope to complete the enrollment in their phase 3, double blind, randomized, placebo controlled, international clinical trial of their cancer vaccine, Prostvac VF. The trial known as PROSPECT is scheduled to be completed with in the next 12 months, unless [...]

Great News – Second Vaccine Shows Improved Survival in Prostate Cancer

Is there going to be a competitor to Provenge once it is approved? This is a very interesting question as a second investigational vaccine has shown a significant survival advantage in men with asymptomatic metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. There were just released updated results from a phase II trial of PROSTVAC-VF/Tricom vaccine. The trial had [...]