Treatment of progressive metastatic prostate cancer.

  title={Treatment of progressive metastatic prostate cancer.},
  author={Nancy Ann Dawson},
  volume={7 5},
          17-24, 27; discussion 27-9
The optimal therapy for metastatic prostate cancer that has failed initial hormonal therapy poses a significant dilemma for the attending physician. No salvage therapy has proven to be clearly superior. Currently accepted treatment options range from supportive care alone to highly investigational regimens. Recent encouraging results have been reported with investigational agents such as suramin and R. 75251 (Liarozole), and with novel combinations such as estramustine (Emcyt) plus vinblastine… CONTINUE READING