In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of apalutamide (Erleada) in combination with abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) plus prednisone (Deltasone) (AAP) for the treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). The data showed that apalutamide plus AAP combination significantly improved...Read More
Type(s) of hormonal therapy-Anti-androgens-Abiraterone plus prednisone Posts on Medivizor
In a nutshell The study evaluated outcomes of bipolar androgen therapy (BAT) in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who were continuing drugs targeting androgen receptors (AR). The authors found that BAT was clinically effective in such patients. Some background BAT refers to sequential injections with testosterone in men...Read More
Can prednisone be replaced with dexamethasone in patients with prostate cancer treated with abiraterone acetate?
In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the use of dexamethasone, instead of prednisone, used with abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). This study found that prednisone to dexamethasone switch can benefit some patients with mCRPC. Some background Androgen deprivation therapy...Read More
In a nutshell This study examined whether switching steroid drugs during secondary hormone therapy with abiraterone (Zytiga) improves treatment response in progressing, advanced prostate cancer. Researchers concluded that a steroid switch can be effective in delaying disease progression in some men. Some background Abiraterone is a secondary...Read More