J Cancer 2011; 2:357-359. doi:10.7150/jca.2.357

Short Report

Sipuleucel-T: Autologous Cellular Immunotherapy for Men with Asymptomatic or Minimally Symptomatic Metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer

Robert B. Sims

Dendreon Corporation, Seattle, WA, USA

Abstract

Sipuleucel T is an autologous cellular immunotherapy designed to stimulate an immune response in men diagnosed with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castrate resistant (hormone refractory) prostate cancer. Sipuleucel T improves overall survival and provides an additional treatment option for this patient population.

Keywords: sipuleucel-T, metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC)

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Sims RB. Sipuleucel-T: Autologous Cellular Immunotherapy for Men with Asymptomatic or Minimally Symptomatic Metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer. J Cancer 2011; 2:357-359. doi:10.7150/jca.2.357. Available from http://www.jcancer.org/v02p0357.htm