Overcoming docetaxel resistance in prostate cancer: a perspective review

@inproceedings{Hwang2012OvercomingDR,
  title={Overcoming docetaxel resistance in prostate cancer: a perspective review},
  author={Clara Hwang},
  booktitle={Therapeutic advances in medical oncology},
  year={2012}
}
The treatment of metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer has been historically challenging, with few therapeutic successes. Docetaxel was the first cytotoxic therapy associated with a survival benefit in castrate-resistant prostate cancer. Toxicity is typical of other cytotoxic agents, with myelosuppression being the dose-limiting toxicity and neurotoxicity also a notable side effect for some patients. Unfortunately, a significant proportion of men with castrate-resistant prostate cancer… CONTINUE READING

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