Enhancement of radiation response of prostatic carcinoma by taxol: therapeutic potential for late-stage malignancy.

Radiation therapy for advanced prostate cancer has dose-limiting complications and often results in limited tumor control. A combination of radiation and taxol, a potential radiation sensitizer, may enhance therapeutic efficacy at currently used individual doses. Human prostatic carcinoma lines in vitro, and Dunning rat prostatic adenocarcinoma in vivo… (More)