The use of oral chemotherapy for the treatment of malignant disease is expanding. The authors' experience with oral chemotherapy for hormone- refractory prostate cancer continues to grow. These therapies are well- tolerated and effective. Already, these regimens are being improved by hybridizing them with intravenous agents such as paclitaxel. Also, oral novel agents are being tested that may offer new options for the treatment of hormone-refractory prostate cancer.
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