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Response to 223 Ra-dichloride in castration-resistant prostate cancer with bone metastasis : A case report
Cabrera, Montserrat Estorch (Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica Sant Pau)
Rey, Pablo Maroto (Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica Sant Pau)
Carrió, Ignasi (Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica Sant Pau)
Montes, Alberto (Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica Sant Pau)
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Date: 2016
Abstract: Painful bone metastases are common in prostate cancer, with current treatments including non-steroidal analgesics and opiates, surgery, external beam radiotherapy and bone-targeting β-emitting radiopharmaceuticals. The α-emitting isotope 223 Ra-dichloride (Ra-223) has been associated with improved overall survival and increased time to first skeletal-related events in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) presenting with symptomatic bone metastases. The current study reports the case of a 70-year-old male patient, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1999 upon presentation with increased prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels and painful bone metastases in the context of CRPC. In November 2010, subsequent to undergoing hormonal blockage, the patient was treated with ketoconazole (200 mg/8 h) followed by 10 cycles of docetaxel (75 mg/m 2 every 3 weeks). Following disease progression, the patient received 6 doses of Ra-223 (50 kBq/kg; 1 dose/4 weeks). During this treatment period, an improvement in the patient's symptoms, and levels of bone alkaline phosphatase (BAP) and PSA were noted. Furthermore, Ra-223 was well-tolerated without any relevant bone marrow toxicity. However, 2 months after the administration of the final dose of Ra-223, PSA and BAP levels increased again, and bone pain deteriorated. A bone scan showed stable disease in the previously observed metastatic lesions; however, new lesions simultaneously appeared in different locations, indicating progressive disease.
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Language: Anglès.
Document: article ; recerca ; publishedVersion
Subject: 223 Ra-dichloride ; Castration-resistant prostate cancer ; Bone metastases ; Prostate Cancer Working Group
Published in: Oncology Letters, Vol. 12 (june 2016) , p. 1323-1328, ISSN 1792-1082

PMID: 27446432
DOI: 10.3892/ol.2016.4762

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