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Study: New combination of prostate cancer drugs prolongs survival

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A new combination of drugs that are already in use prolongs survival in prostate cancer patients, according to research. The findings of two trials, which looked at a mix of well-known drugs, have been welcomed by a charity, which said it wants to see the treatments made available on the Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) to those who would benefit as soon as possible. One of the trials suggested the use of three drugs gave 2.5 more years without cancer progression to men with high-burden metastatic prostate cancer, and approximately 18 additional months of life. The Peace-1 trial found t…

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