Prostate cancer

A prostate cancer breakthrough could speed up research by 10 years

A prostate cancer breakthrough could speed up research by 10 years

Prostate cancer growth is driven by male sex hormones called androgens. And so, lowering levels of these hormones can help slow the growth of cancer. Hormone therapy has been successful in keeping metastatic, or advanced prostate cancer, under control. Patients with metastatic prostate cancer often receive treatment with anti-hormonal therapy, which inhibits the signal sent …

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Remarkable Drug Trial Ends With All 18 Patients Cancer-Free

Remarkable Drug Trial Ends With All 18 Patients Cancer-Free

Image: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images/Cancer Research UK) (Getty Images) A cancer treatment has shown astounding results in a small clinical trial. All of the treated patients, who had a specific form of mid-stage rectal cancer, have since experienced complete remission. Though the findings are based on a sample size of just 18 people, they could hold …

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