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New medication treats drug-resistant prostate cancer in the laboratory

  • Posted: June 18, 2013

A new drug called pyrvinium pamoate inhibits aggressive forms of prostate cancer that are resistant to standard drugs, according to a study conducted in an animal model by the City of Hope, Beckman Research Institute, in Duarte, Calif. The results were presented at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

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