Posted by: encinoinhomecare | February 15, 2013

New Treatments on the Horizon for Metastatic Prostate Cancer

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Everyday, medical researchers and scientists are working hard on the next new drug to combat metastatic prostate cancer.  Today, there are a few promising new treatments that is leading to some success in such battle against the disease according to  A new drug called Abiraterone, which is currently in a multi-center clinical trial, has shown the ability to shrink the metastatic prostate cancer tumor and slow down its growth by blocking the hormone that fuels such growth.  Another drug that has shown much promise is called Ipilimumab, which is also in clinical trials.  This drug has shown to restore ability in the immune system to destroy tumors by blocking the molecule that reduces such ability of the immune system.  There are plenty of other new drugs, clinical trials, and treatments for metastatic prostate cancer, and each day that passes by is a day closer toward winning the fight against cancer.

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