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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Systemic and Tumor-Directed Therapy for Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer
Principal Investigator:

Nicholas G Nickols

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $163,250
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Improving treatment of prostate cancer is critically relevant to Veterans' health. Prostate cancer is diagnosed in more than 12,000 American Veterans annually and accounts for one third of all cancer diagnoses in American male Veterans. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in American male Veterans. Metastatic prostate cancer is incurable and treatment is palliative. The current standard of care is ADT (androgen deprivation therapy); however, relapse is inevitable. Improved treatment s...

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