Small-Cell Prostate Cancer Variety Surprisingly Common.

A recent study finds that treatment-emergent small-cell neuroendocrine prostate cancer occurs in 17% of patients with the metastatic, castration-resistant form of the disease. This small-cell variety of prostate cancer shows a distinct gene expression signature and reduces patients' survival by nearly 20%.

Cancer discovery. 2018 Aug 02 [Epub ahead of print]