JimJimJimJim Posted November 12, 2014 Share Posted November 12, 2014 Jim Marshall (not a doctor) said ... An earlier article told us that even if Jetvana (Cabazitaxel) caused the PSA to rise at first (flare), if it then dropped a lot the flare did not make a difference. http://forums.jimjimjimjim.com/index.php?/topic/1063-psa-flare-with-jevtana-cabazitaxel-does-not-effect-results-if-psa-falls-significantly/ OR http://tinyurl.com/k46ep9c The same is true for flare in Zytiga (abiraterone). ... end Jim Micro-Abstract In a retrospective study, we analyzed the PSA flare after abiraterone treatment in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) and correlated it with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) declines and clinical outcome. Early PSA flare occurred in 9 of 103 (8.7%) cases. There were no substantial differences in the clinical outcomes between patients who experienced the PSA flare and those who had an immediate PSA response. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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