Tuesday, July 24, 2012

For advanced prostate cancer, new drug slows disease

In continuation of my update on abiraterone
The study is the first randomized clinical trial to document expanded benefits among a particular group of prostate cancer patients in whom the disease had spread. The medication, abiraterone acetate -- marketed as Zytiga -- also delayed the development of pain and deterioration of the patients' overall condition.
The researchers say the medication could provide new treatment options.
"This drug extended lives and gave patients more time when they weren't experiencing significant pain from the disease,'' said the principal.....

For advanced prostate cancer, new drug slows disease

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Boil cinnamon or vanilla on the stove to provide a natural pleasing fragrance to the home if the cancer patient can tolerate it. Bring broad-leafed plants indoors to help keep the air purified while adding beauty. Place fresh flowers around the house to add some cheer and sweet fragrance. Thanks for sharing.