From the abstracts it appears that the first article cited by Djin is most relevant.
And YES, this article claims that eight or more cycles at 3-week intervals is better (overall survival, prostate cancer specific survival and PSA decrease). Unfortunately, peripheral neuropathy was a common side effect.
More in general, docetaxel chemo is very tough on the patient and I wish your Father the best.
Post Edited (Sr Sailor) : 2/4/2021 6:46:45 PM (GMT-7)