Lawrence M. Prescott, PhD


COX-2 inhibitor exhibits anti-cancer effects in prostate cancer

September 01, 2006

Atlanta-Initial results with neoadjuvant celecoxib (Celebrex) strongly suggest that this may be a promising agent in the management of patients with early localized prostate cancer, British researchers reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting.

PSADT value limited in predicting cancer outcome

September 01, 2006

Atlanta-PSA doubling time (PSADT) appears to have limitations as a predictor of treatment outcome, according to results of a phase II, placebo-controlled trial of atrasentan (Xinlay) in patients with early-stage, hormone-naive prostate cancer. Researchers found that both placebo and drug recipients showed an extended PSADT of similar length.