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BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK: A US company will next month report the results of its study of abiraterone acetate plus prednisone for the treatment of patients with metastatic advanced prostate cancer, also called castration-resistant prostate cancer. READ MORE>

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URO TODAY: New drugs – still being trialled – are proving effective treatment of prostate cancer bone metastases and prevention of fractures associated with androgen deprivation therapy. READ MORE>

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MEDPAGE TODAY: A cellular immuno-therapy appears to prolong survival among men with metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer, researchers report. READ MORE>

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MEDICAL NEWS TODAY: A phase 3 clinical trial of the investigational drug MDV3100 for advanced prostate cancer has just begun in the US. READ MORE>

Known as AFFIRM, the trial will evaluate the novel androgen receptor antagonist MDV3100 in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer who were previously treated with .

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AUGUST 3: URO TODAY: An understanding of the mechanisms prostate cancer cells use to bypass androgen-deprived conditions, thus moving patients to the hormone refractory stage, is the aim of a new Dutch study. READ MORE>

Knowledge of the molecular and cellular changes that occur during the transition of hormone-naïve to castration-resistant prostate cancer is increasing rapidly. This might provide a window of opportunity for (future) drug development, and for treating patients with these potentially devastating states of disease.

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JUNE 24: URO TODAY: Management of castration-resistant prostate cancer after docetaxel has become an unmet need for which various agents have been investigated. READ MORE>

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JUNE 19: URO TODAY: A new study has explored the efficacy and tolerability of sunitinib, an inhibitor of tyrosine kinase receptors, in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer. READ MORE>

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