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Mechanisms of PSK Enhancement of Docetaxel in a Xenograft of Human Prostate Cancer

Study area: 
Principal investigator: 
Cynthia Wenner, PhD
Project period: 
2008 – 2011

The objective of this study is to better understand the mechanisms of polysaccharide krestin, an extract of mushroom Trametes versicolor, enhancement of docetaxel for the treatment of hormone refractory prostate cancer (HRPC) to lay the groundwork for a Phase I dose escalation trial in patients with HRPC.