There are now several drugs for advanced prostate cancer that are available. Taxotere, Zytiga, Jevtana, and Provenge have received a great deal of attention because they represent breakthroughs for men with prostate cancer that has spread beyond the prostate and is no longer able to be controlled by hormone therapy. Learn more about these important drugs here.
Taxotere has been around longer than the other drugs on this list and has been relatively widely used to treat prostate cancer that has spread beyond the prostate and that has become resistant to standard hormone therapy. Learn more about this important drug here.
Provenge, better known as the "prostate cancer vaccine," has received a huge amount of attention since it was first presented to the public. Since then, it has been approved by the FDA and also approved for coverage by Medicare. Learn all about Provenge, the prostate cancer vaccine.