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The purpose of this research study is to determine the effects of abiraterone acetate plus leuprolide acetate and prednisone versus leuprolide acetate alone on hormone levels in the blood and prostate. For this study, patients are required to be suitable candidates for a radical prostatectomy (prostate surgery) which will be performed after 24 weeks of treatment.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
abiraterone acetate plus leuprolide acetate plus prednisone, leuprolide acetate
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Cougar Biotechnology, Inc.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:21:19-0400
This study evaluates the use of chemotherapy with cabazitaxel in addition to abiraterone acetate, prednisone, and leuprolide in neoadjuvant setting prior to radical prostatectomy in patien...
RATIONALE: Androgens can cause the growth of prostate cancer cells. Antihormone therapy, such as abiraterone acetate, leuprolide acetate, and goserelin, may lessen the amount of androgens ...
This research study is studying a combination of drugs called abiraterone acetate and ARN-509 as a possible treatment for new diagnosed Prostate Cancer. The following interventions will b...
This study is comparing the effectiveness of enzalutamide with or without abiraterone acetate for men with high-risk, localized prostate cancer.
This is a phase 1B study to determine the effect of abiraterone acetate and prednisone on the conduction of electricity in the heart and the blood levels of abiraterone acetate and abirate...
To evaluate the use of abiraterone acetate (1000 mg) plus prednisone (5mg) [AA+P] in patients with high-risk non-metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC).
Randomized phase 2 therapeutic equivalence study of abiraterone acetate fine particle formulation vs. originator abiraterone acetate in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: The STAAR study.
This multicenter, randomized, open-label, active-controlled study evaluated therapeutic equivalence, steady-state pharmacokinetics, and safety of a novel abiraterone acetate fine particle formulation ...
Primary bilateral macronodular adrenocortical hyperplasia (PBMAH) is an uncommon cause of adrenal Cushing syndrome (CS) in which cortisol and occasionally other steroid hormones can be secreted under ...
A 77-year-old man with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) received abiraterone acetate in October 2014. He visited our outpatient clinic because of general malaise and anorexia 27 days after ...
Δ(4)-Abiraterone (D4A) is a recently discovered active metabolite of the oral anti-androgen drug abiraterone acetate. For quantification of this metabolite in human plasma, a liquid chromatography-ta...
An androstene derivative that inhibits STEROID 17-ALPHA-HYDROXYLASE and is used as an ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENT in the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant PROSTATE CANCER.
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of acetate esters and water to alcohols and acetate. EC 22.214.171.124.
Megestrol acetate is a progestogen with actions and uses similar to those of the progestogens in general. It also has anti-androgenic properties. It is given by mouth in the palliative treatment or as an adjunct to other therapy in endometrial carcinoma and in breast cancer. Megestrol acetate has been approved to treat anorexia and cachexia. (From Reynolds JEF(Ed): Martindale: The Extra Pharmacopoeia (electronic version). Micromedex, Inc, Englewood, CO, 1995)
A 6-methyl PROGESTERONE acetate with reported glucocorticoid activity and effect on ESTRUS.
An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of CoA derivatives from ATP, acetate, and CoA to form AMP, pyrophosphate, and acetyl CoA. It acts also on propionates and acrylates. EC 126.96.36.199.
Prostate cancer (cancer de prostata) Prostate cancer (cancer de prostata) is a form of cancer that develops in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. Most prostate cancers are slow growing; however, there are cases of aggressive prostat...
Diabetes Diabetes Endocrine Obesity Oxycontin Renal Disease Thyroid Disorders Endocrinology is the study of the endocrine glands and the hormones that they secrete (Oxford Medical Dictionary). There are several groups of h...