Drug safety is a barrier to the discovery and development of new androgen receptor antagonists

@article{Foster2011DrugSI,
  title={Drug safety is a barrier to the discovery and development of new androgen receptor antagonists},
  author={William R. Foster and Bruce D. Car and Hong Shi and Paul C. Levesque and Mary T. Obermeier and Jinping Gan and Joseph C. Arezzo and Stephanie Powlin and Joseph E. Dinchuk and Aaron J. Balog and Mark E. Salvati and Ricardo M Attar and Marco M. Gottardis},
  journal={The Prostate},
  year={2011},
  volume={71}
}
Androgen receptor (AR) antagonists are part of the standard of care for prostate cancer. Despite the almost inevitable development of resistance in prostate tumors to AR antagonists, no new AR antagonists have been approved for over a decade. Treatment failure is due in part to mutations that increase activity of AR in response to lower ligand concentrations as well as to mutations that result in AR response to a broader range of ligands. The failure to discover new AR antagonists has occurred… 

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