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Dr David Pook is a Medical Oncologist working with the Prostate Cancer Research Program in the Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology. Dr Pook's research work is directed towards developing a better understanding of castrate resistant prostate cancer. He is also a lead investigator in the VCA funded CAPTIV prostate cancer research program.

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Projects 2011 2024

Research Output 2008 2019

57 Citations (Scopus)

Enzalutamide with standard first-line therapy in metastatic prostate cancer

Davis, I. D., Martin, A. J., Stockler, M. R., Begbie, S., Chi, K. N., Chowdhury, S., Coskinas, X., Frydenberg, M., Hague, W. E., Horvath, L. G., Joshua, A. M., Lawrence, N. J., Marx, G., McCaffrey, J., McDermott, R., McJannett, M., North, S. A., Parnis, F., Parulekar, W., Pook, D. W. & 13 others, Reaume, M. N., Sandhu, S. K., Tan, A., Tan, T. H., Thomson, A., Tu, E., Vera-Badillo, F., Williams, S. G., Yip, S., Zhang, A. Y., Zielinski, R. R., Sweeney, C. J. & for the ENZAMET Trial Investigators and the Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group, 11 Jul 2019, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 381, 2, p. 121-131 11 p.

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Establishing a cryopreservation protocol for patient-derived xenografts of prostate cancer

Porter, L. H., Lawrence, M. G., Wang, H., Clark, A. K., Bakshi, A., Obinata, D., Goode, D., Papargiris, M., Clouston, D., Ryan, A., Norden, S., Corey, E., Nelson, P. S., Isaacs, J. T., Grummet, J., Kourambas, J., Sandhu, S., Murphy, D. G., Pook, D., Frydenberg, M. & 2 others, Taylor, R. A. & Risbridger, G. P., 1 Aug 2019, In : Prostate. 79, 11, p. 1326-1337 12 p.

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Prognostic Utility of a Whole-blood Androgen Receptor-based Gene Signature in Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

Kwan, E. M., Fettke, H., Docanto, M. M., To, S. Q., Bukczynska, P., Mant, A., Pook, D., Ng, N., Graham, L. J. K., Mangiola, S., Segelov, E., Mahon, K., Davis, I. D., Parente, P., Pezaro, C., Todenhöfer, T., Horvath, L. G. & Azad, A. A., 15 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : European Urology Focus. 8 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Timing of brain metastases development in metastatic renal cell cancer patients treated with targeted therapies and survival outcomes: An Australian multicenter study

Ha, F. J., Spain, L., Dowling, A., Kwan, E. M., Pezaro, C., Day, D., Chia, P. L., Tran, B., Pook, D. & Weickhardt, A. J., 30 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. 6 p.

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Whole blood FOLH1 mRNA expression and treatment response in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC)

Kwan, E. M., To, S. Q. G., Fettke, H. C., Docanto, M., Bukczynska, P., Mant, A. M., Pook, D. W., Ng, N., Graham, L. J. K., Segelov, E., Mahon, K. L., Davis, I., Parente, P., Pezaro, C., Horvath, L. G. & Azad, A., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 37, 7 Suppl, p. 188 1 p.

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