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Cholesterol study suggests new diagnostic, treatment approach for prostate cancer


March 4, 2014

liver metastasis of human prostate cancer Researchers have discovered a link between prostate cancer aggressiveness and the accumulation of a compound produced when cholesterol is metabolized in cells, findings that could bring new diagnostic and treatment methods. Findings also suggest that a class of drugs previously developed to treat atherosclerosis might be repurposed for treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Full Story

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