Immunotherapy offers hope for prostate cancer treatment

An antibody for treating advanced prostate cancer improves progression-free survival in patients with metastasised, castration-resistant prostate cancer. This is the finding of the long-term analyses of an international phase 3 clinical trial, recently published in the journal European Urology. The study showed that overall survival was two to three times higher than in the placebo […]

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High-fiber diet, low level inflammation: Sidestepping the effects of radiation

Loved or hated, the humble oat could be the new superfood for cancer patients as international research shows a diet rich in fiber could significantly reduce radiation-induced gut inflammation. Conducted by the University of Gothenburg, Lund University and the University of South Australia, the preclinical study found that dietary oat bran can offset chronic gastrointestinal […]

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