Conventional imaging with computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and bone scans, are the current standard of care for imaging prostate cancer. Accurate imaging primarily relies on nodal metastases size for detection.
Biosceptre has announced the initiation of its Phase 1 clinical study with the peptide vaccine BIL06v. BIL06v is a peptide-protein conjugate that recruits the patient’s immune system to make antibodies specifically targeted at nfP2X7-expressing cancer cells resulting in tumour cell death.
On July 13, the FDA approved enzalutamide (Xtandi©, Astellas), for use in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC).