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A phase I study of afatinib combined with paclitaxel and bevacizumab in patients with advanced solid tumors.
PURPOSE: The combination of afatinib, an irreversible ErbB family blocker, with paclitaxel and bevacizumab was assessed in patients with advanced solid tumors. METHODS: This phase I study used a 3 + 3 design to determine ...
Effect of Visceral Disease Site on Outcomes in Patients With Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer Treated With Enzalutamide in the PREVAIL Trial.
BACKGROUND: The Multinational Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Efficacy and Safety Study of Oral MDV3100 in Chemotherapy-Naive Patients With Progressive Metastatic Prostate Cancer Who Have Failed ...
CHD1 loss sensitizes prostate cancer to DNA damaging therapy by promoting error-prone double-strand break repair.
Background: Deletion of the chromatin remodeler chromodomain helicase DNA-binding protein 1 (CHD1) is a common genomic alteration found in human prostate cancers (PCas). CHD1 loss represents a distinct PCa subtype characterized ...
Indolent peritoneal mesothelioma: PI3K-mTOR inhibitors as a novel therapeutic strategy.
Peritoneal mesothelioma (MPeM) is a scarce abdominal-pelvic malignancy that presents with non-specific features and exhibits a wide clinical spectrum from indolent to aggressive disease. Due to it being a rare entity, there ...
Androgen Receptor Variants Mediate DNA Repair after Prostate Cancer Irradiation.
In prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) enhances the cytotoxic effects of radiotherapy. This effect is associated with weakening of the DNA damage response (DDR) normally supported by the androgen receptor. ...