Two treatments for advanced prostate cancer bring equal benefits

Anne Li                                                                                     September 16th, 2017                                    anne2001.li@gmail.com


Men with prostate cancer that has spread who are starting long-term hormone therapy may benefit from either of two additional treatments, according to unpublished clinical trial results. The results, based on analysis of data from the Cancer Research UK-funded STAMPEDE trial, show that standard hormone therapy combined with another hormone therapy called abiraterone (Zytiga) or a chemotherapy drug called docetaxel give comparable improvements in survival compared to standard hormone therapy alone.


See original article at: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/cancer-news/news-report/2017-09-08-two-treatments-for-advanced-prostate-cancer-bring-equal-benefits

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