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Blood test predicts prostate tumor resistance

20:00 EDT 21 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) When bacteria develop antibiotic resistance, treatment with these medications becomes ineffective. Similarly, tumor cells can also change in such a way that renders them resistant to particular medications. This makes it vitally important for cancer patients and their doctors to determine as early as possible whether a specific therapy is working or not. A new blood test developed by researchers at the Technical University of Munich can predict drug resistance in patients with advanced prostate cancer.

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