Abiraterone For Men Progressing after Docetaxel Chemotherapy

When a patient with prostate cancer progresses after receiving chemotherapy with docetaxel there is now a new option that affects the male hormones even after medical or surgical castration. The drug is called Abiraterone acetate sold under the brand name Zytiga and the details about the drug are explained in the accompanying video. (Reviewed May, 2012)