Oncology & Cancer

Stromal cells may help predict prostate cancer metastasis

Non-cancerous cells called stromal cells, which are found in and around prostate tumors, may be useful in assessing these tumors' potential to spread, and may even be targets for future prostate cancer treatments, according ...

Medications

Study sheds light on diabetes drug for prostate cancer

In the years since a 2005 study found that diabetes patients taking metformin had lower rates of cancer, oncologists have been excited by the prospect of using the inexpensive, safe, and widely used diabetes drug to prevent ...

Oncology & Cancer

New concept drug hunts down late-stage prostate cancer

A new class of drug successfully targets treatment-resistant prostate cancers and prolongs the life of patients. The treatment delivers beta radiation directly to tumor cells, is well tolerated by patients and keeps them ...

Oncology & Cancer

Immunotherapy offers hope for prostate cancer treatment

An antibody for treating advanced prostate cancer improves progression-free survival in patients with metastasised, castration-resistant prostate cancer. This is the finding of the long-term analyses of an international phase ...

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