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New, non-hormonal target identified for advanced prostate cancer

19:00 EST 3 Dec 2019 | AAAS

(Duke University Medical Center) Researchers have identified a cell surface receptor that is essential for the function and survival of resistant prostate cancer cells, and showed in laboratory studies that this receptor can be targeted to halt tumor growth. A clinical trial is underway using a drug originally intended for lung diseases.

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