Progress Update
About Prostate Cancer

Researchers at MD Anderson have launched a first-of-its-kind clinical trial for a particular type of treatment-resistant prostate cancer. They’re combining two drugs — abiraterone and enzalutamide — to block the resistance pathways that arise in each drug alone. The goal is to decrease the levels of testosterone that drive the cancer.

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About Prostate Cancer

The best new therapies

Researchers at MD Anderson are working hard to develop a deeper understanding of the biology of prostate cancer and a new array of therapies that can control the disease and preserve patients’ quality of life.

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Research Projects
Prostate Cancer Moon Shot leaders; (left to right): Timothy C. Thompson, Ph.D., Professor, Genitourinary Medical Oncology – Research; Christopher J. Logothetis, M.D., Chair, Genitourinary Medical Oncology

We’re capitalizing on recent clinical advances and new knowledge in prostate cancer progression. Research projects focus on using precisely targeted molecular therapies to exploit the unique characteristics of the tumor and the surrounding tissue that supports its growth.

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MD Anderson and the Moon Shots Program
Making Cancer History®

New knowledge and progress-enabling technologies make this the time to reduce cancer deaths. MD Anderson's comprehensive Moon Shots Program capitalizes on these novel resources as it builds on a 70-plus-year history of renowned expertise, lifesaving innovation and global impact.

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Prostate Cancer, Stories of Hope

Air Force Veteran Donald Lowd took his fight against prostate cancer to MD Anderson. Watch his story.

Prostate Cancer, Stories of Hope

“The doctors and staff at MD Anderson were my lifeboat,” says Jon Thompson. Successful treatment for prostate cancer enabled him to resume his life of adventure. Read his story.

Jon Thompson, prostate cancer survivor
Prostate Cancer, Funding Update

A Conversation With a Living Legend® featuring Dr. Condoleezza Rice raised more than $1 million for the Prostate Cancer Moon Shot. Read about the event that provided critical support for our research efforts.