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Combining surgery, radiation, and hormonal therapy dramatically extends survival in men with advanced prostate cancer

By: Charlie Schmidt, Editor, Harvard Medical School Annual Report on Prostate Disease In April, scientists reported encouraging results from a pilot study of men with metastatic prostate cancer, or cancer that has spread beyond the prostate gland. Long considered incurable, these advanced cancers are usually treated by giving men systemic drugs that target new tumors forming in the body. The scientists who led this new study took a more aggressive approach. In addition to…

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