Current Oncology Reports

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 237–242 | Cite as

What’s new in the field of prostate cancer chemoprevention?

  • Kanwaljit Mahal
  • Javier Hernandez
  • Joseph W. Basler
  • Ian M. Thompson


Chemoprevention trials for several malignancies are completed, planned, or underway. Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer and understandably has received considerable recent attention as a potential target for chemoprevention. This article examines chemoprevention trials for prostate cancer, including the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial, Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial, and cyclooxygenase inhibitors in the prevention of prostate cancer.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kanwaljit Mahal
  • Javier Hernandez
    • 1
  • Joseph W. Basler
  • Ian M. Thompson
  1. 1.Division of UrologyUniversity of Texas Health Science CenterSan AntonioUSA

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