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Cancer of the male reproductive gland, the prostate, has now become increasingly common among middle-aged men. As it doesn’t reveal any symptoms until in its final stages, it is advisable for men over 50 years to regularly screen themselves for prostate cancer. Early detection and effective treatment can help stem the spread of the cancer.

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Prostate Cancer / Cancer of Prostate

Prostate cancer may not give rise to any symptoms till in advanced stages. Screening after age of 50 years can help in early detection and effective treatment of the cancer. Prostate CancerProstate cancer is the second most common cancer in men after lung cancer. It usually affects...Read More

Posted on : Monday, January 18, 2010 12:00 AM
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Abiraterone in prostate cancer

The big news in oncology has been Johnson and Johnson purchasing Cougar Biotechnology for $1 billion. They have just bought promising prostate cancer compound, abiraterone.

So look out for this oral drug.

The data hasn't even been announced at ASCO yet, that's this weekend coming, so one can only speculate that suitors got a sneak peek of the data under an NDA. A billion dollars certainly gets attention and raises the ante for future small oncology biotech deals.
Replied on Monday, January 18, 2010 12:00 AM

what are the chances of prostate cancer after the age of 69yrs.
Replied on Sunday, July 30, 2017 12:08 PM

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