Abiraterone 500mg Daily
Hi guys, Due to the high expense of Abiraterone we are looking at my Father taking 500mg a day with food instead of 1000mg a day fasted state...
Looks like I've moved into castrate resistance territory. What next?
Hey guys, I recently had PSA test and it came in at 1.7 which is up from 0.69 in early August. My nadir was 0.2 in September 2016....
Abiraterone / Docetaxel
New video from: " Christopher Sweeney, MBBS, physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, compares treatment with abiraterone acetate ( Zytiga ) ...
Abiraterone & Milk Thistle not a good combo
I am on the new protocol for PCa: Lupron w Zytiga. A friend suggested that I add milk thistle to enhance liver protection as these drugs can ...
Dad's first Oncology appointment
Hello all, this is my first ever post and I'd really appreciate some thoughts and advice. My Dad, 65, has recently been diagnosed with prosta...
Looking to be aggressive, but in the right way?
I was dx in Feb, 2016 with advanced pca with a gleason score of 8 and PSA 8.8. My left seminal vesicle was invaded, along with 2 bone mets ( ...
Early Abiraterone plus ADT gives survival benefit, but may not be accessible to Aussie's for a while.
As you may be aware, there has been a lot on the internet recently about adding Abiraterone to ADT early before becoming castrate resistant a...
Abiraterone acetate with/out LHRH therapy.
New German paper below [ 1 ], announcing a clinical trial. " The trial will assess radiographic progression-free survival after 12 months of ...
Integrating evolutionary dynamics into treatment of mCRPC.
New study below [ 1 ]. Why would anyone even try to understand what these guys were trying to do, given the title?...
Which form of abiraterone?
New study below. Compared " a novel abiraterone acetate fine particle formulation ( AAFP ) 500mg plus methylprednisolone vs....
News from ESMO 2017.
Johann de Bono from Royal Marsden gives a summary of the PCa sessions at the European Society for Medical Oncology [ ESMO ] meeting [ 1 ]. de...
Letting the cat out of the bag with my grandchildren.
Hi All I promised my daughters that I would tell my grandsons about my cancer when they became teenagers. As some of you may remember, I was ...
Top doc's top story - STAMPEDE
Here's a note from Alan W. Partin, MD, PhD, Chief Urologist and Director of the Department of Urology at Johns Hopkins....
Gleason 9, PSMA shows positive lymph nodes, surgery (plus adjuvant adt & radiation) or just adt and radiation?
Gleason 5+4=9, surgery scheduled soon ( robotic ), PSA 11.3. 68 years old, healthy....
Zytiga + Statins + CRPC
New study below [ 1 ]. " Statins are safe and inexpensive, and may synergize with novel antiandrogen agents abiraterone via pharmacokinetic i...
Cabazitaxel, Abiraterone or Enzalutamide?
Hi, I am a newbie on here from the uk, I got diagnosed with PC in June 2014, my PSA was 131 so I had a MRI, CT and bone scan. The cancer had ...
Do we need a revision of advanced prostate cancer overall survival statistics?
I wonder what people's thoughts are regarding a revision or more ' up to date ' figures for overall survival prognosis for advanced prostate ...
Merry Chemo Christmas!!
I previously wrote that ADT failed after 6 months and that I was looking at next steps. In summary - RP in 2015, IMRT in 2016 both failed to ...
Useful video from last month's EMUC meeting in Barcelona.
Just released [ 1 ]. Very good summary of where things now stand, but also an informed view of where we might be headed....
Adt + abiraterone. Adding docetraxel? Adding metformin ?
Hello, My father was advanced Pc, with Psa of 1500 and 8 gleason. He started adt and abiraterone a month ago....
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