Items Tagged ‘metastatic prostate cancer’

June 7th, 2017

Abiraterone Delays Metastatic Prostate Cancer Growth by 18 Months, Extends Survival

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Adding Zytiga (abiraterone acetate) plus prednisone to standard hormonal therapy for men with newly diagnosed, metastatic prostate cancer lowers the chance of death by 38%, and more than doubled the median time until the cancer worsened, from 14.8 months to 33 months according to the results of a clinical study featured at the 2017 American […]

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Tags: abiraterone, hormone refractory, metastatic prostate cancer, News, Prostate Cancer, zytiga


September 15th, 2014

FDA Approves Use of Xtandi for Chemotherapy Naïve Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer

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The FDA approved the use of Xtandi® (enzalutamide) in men who have not yet received chemotherapy, significantly expanding the potential patient population eligible to be treated with the oral medicine.  Xtandi originally gained U.S. approval in 2012 for use in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer that has spread beyond the prostate only after they had […]

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Tags: enazlutamide, hormone refractory, metastatic prostate cancer, Metastatic Stage IV (D) Prostate Cancer, News, PREVAIL trial, Prostate Cancer, Refactory/Recurrent Prostate Cancer, xtandi


June 16th, 2014

Xtandi Found to Delay Need for Chemotherapy in Metastatic Prostate Cancer Patients

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In results of a phase III trial reported at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncologists, treatment with Xtandi® (enzalutamide) was found to significantly delay the need for chemotherapy in metastatic prostate cancer patients previously treated with hormone therapy. The trial, led by researchers at the Oregon Health and Sciences University, enrolled 1717 patients and […]

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Tags: metastatic prostate cancer, Metastatic Stage IV (D) Prostate Cancer, News, Prostate Cancer, xtandi