September 9, 2020
Emma Shtivelman, PhD
About 10% to 20% of all prostate cancers are classified as castrate-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). CRPC occurs when prostate cancer evolves to resist standard treatment with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), which blocks the production and signaling activity of hormones called androgens (such as testosterone) that fuel the cancer’s growth. Most CRPCs are diagnosed as metastatic (mCRPC), meaning they have already spread beyond the prostate;… Read more »
March 7, 2019
Targeted Radiation Therapy Yields High Response Rates in Metastatic Prostate Cancer BookmarkEmma Shtivelman, PhD
“The targeted radiation therapy Lutetium-177 PSMA-617 produced high response rates among men with prostate-specific membrane antigen-positive metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer, according to results of a single-arm, phase 2 trial scheduled for presentation at Genitourinary Cancers Symposium.
“The treatment also appeared well-tolerated among these men, whose disease had progressed after multiple standard therapies.”
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