New treatment options in castration-resistant prostate cancer.


Journal Article

Most of the updates in the 2015 NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Prostate Cancer center on the systemic therapy front, with a host of newer agents in the mix. At the NCCN 20th Annual Conference, Dr. Andrew J. Armstrong discussed some of the key developments in metastatic castration-resistant and castration-sensitive prostate cancer, particularly the conflicting results on repurposing docetaxel in castration-sensitive disease, the specific population who may experience greater survival benefit from immunotherapy in castration-resistant disease, updated data on the use of androgen receptor and biosynthesis inhibitors, and the emerging role of AR-V7 (androgen-receptor splice variant 7 messenger RNA) as a biomarker of treatment response.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Armstrong, AJ

Published Date

  • May 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 13 / 5 Suppl

Start / End Page

  • 690 - 693

PubMed ID

  • 25995432

Pubmed Central ID

  • 25995432

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1540-1413

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.6004/jnccn.2015.0205


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States