The Well Reviewed Guide to Advanced Prostate Cancer (A Survivor Perspective) Has Been Updated and is Now Available for a free Download

Somehow I have been negligent and not let people know that I have written and posted a major update of my “Guide to Advanced Prostate Cancer.” As in the past, it is available as a free download from the Malecare web site. Helping me to update the book was prostate cancer survivor Craig Pynn and my own caretaker, Wendy Lebowitz. Anyone reading the first edition will be surprised when you see how many changes and updates this edition has included. It now has a very extensive conversation about living in the world as a cancer survivor as well as more [...]

On the Horizon: Cabozantinib (XL184) Phase II Trial in Men with Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer

We are again looking at a potentially new block buster drug to treat men with advanced prostate cancer whose cancer has become castrate resistant. This potential drug seems to have clinical activity in both soft tissue and bone mets. This investigational drug is called Cabozantinib (XL184). It is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor with activity against MET and vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2. In the trial 184 was administered orally (by mouth) at a dosage of 100 mg each day. The researchers conducted a phase II discontinuation trial with an expansion cohort. The trial involved taking men with stable disease [...]