Radium 223 Dichloride
This page contains brief information about radium 223 dichloride and a collection of links to more information about the use of this drug, research results, and ongoing clinical trials.
Use in Cancer
Radium 223 dichloride is approved to treat:
- Prostate cancer that is castration resistant (has not responded to treatments that lower testosterone levels). It is used in patients whose disease has metastasized (spread) to the bones and is causing symptoms but has not spread to other organs.
Radium 223 dichloride is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer.
More About Radium 223 Dichloride
Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary - Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.
Targeted Cancer Therapies - Information about the use of this drug to treat cancer.
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer - Information about the use of this drug to treat cancer.
Clinical Trial Results: Radium-223 Improves Survival in Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer - Important clinical trial results for this drug, background information, and how the trial was done.
Clinical Trials Accepting Patients
Find Clinical Trials for Radium Ra 223 Dichloride - Check for trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials now accepting patients.