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Dana-Farber researchers mouse study finds that preventing prostate cancer through androgen deprivation may have harmful effects

  • Posted: December 21, 2012

Mice deficient in PTEN in the prostate developed stable precancers. Androgen deprivation promoted progression to invasive prostate cancer. Patients with PTEN-deficient prostate precancers may not benefit from androgen deprivation chemoprevention therapy.

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