Article Abstract

Potential biological and clinical benefit of prostate-directed interventions in patients with metastatic prostate cancer

Authors: Makito Miyake, Takuya Owari, Nobumich Tanaka, Kiyohide Fujimoto


In a recent issue of the Lancet, Systemic Therapy for Advanced or Metastatic Prostate cancer: Evaluation of Drug Efficacy (STAMPEDE) investigators, Parker et al. (1) reported the updated results of a large prospective randomized control trial (RCT) that attempted to compare the additional radiotherapy with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and docetaxel for metastatic prostate cancer (mPCa).