May 29, 2014

Anti-androgens

Drugs such as flutamide, that can block or neutralize the effects of testosterone and DHT on prostate cancer cells (by preventing testosterone and DHT from binding […]
May 29, 2014

Antagonist

A chemical substance in the body that acts to reduce the physiological activity of another chemical substance.
May 29, 2014

Angiogenesis

The body”s formation of new blood vessels. Some anti-cancer drugs work by blocking angiogenesis, thus preventing blood from reaching and nourishing a tumor.
May 29, 2014

Aneuploid

Having an abnormal number of chromosomes, as revealed by ploidy analysis. Aneuploid prostate cancer cells tend not to respond well to androgen deprivation therapy (ADT).
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