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Predicting Response and Recognizing Resistance: Improving Outcomes in Patients With Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

Neal Shore, Axel Heidenreich, Fred Saad
Urology 2017, 109: 6-18
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Optimal sequencing strategies for approved agents in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) are unclear. Retrospective clinical studies suggest cross-resistance between specific therapies. This review assesses treatment decisions for mCRPC. Increased use of chemohormonal therapy in castration-sensitive disease may affect subsequent treatment decisions in mCRPC. Initial abiraterone or enzalutamide treatment may result in cross-resistance for subsequent androgen receptor-targeted therapy. Clinical responses may be seen in both docetaxel- and cabazitaxel-treated patients progressing after treatment with abiraterone or enzalutamide. These observations are supported by proposed resistance mechanisms. In conclusion, small, retrospective studies suggest cross-resistance between specific therapies in mCRPC. Larger prospective studies are required.

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