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Mayo Clinic researchers use human vaccine to cure prostate cancer in mice

Mayo Clinic investigators and collaborators from the United Kingdom cured well-established prostate tumors in mice using a human vaccine with no apparent side effects. This novel cancer treatment approach encourages the immune system to rid itself of prostate tumors without assistance from toxic chemotherapies and radiation treatments. Such a treatment model could some day… Mayo Clinic researchers use human vaccine to cure prostate cancer in mice   

Predicting Sex Life After Prostate Cancer

Treatments for prostate cancer take a significant toll on male potency, leaving a surprisingly high percentage of men unable to have a normal sex life, new research shows.

The findings, based on a study of more than 1,000 men treated for prostate cancer at multiple medical centers, show that whether a man is able… Predicting Sex Life After Prostate Cancer   

The newest precision medicine tool: Prostate cancer organoids

Research led by investigators at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has shown for the first time that organoids derived from human prostate cancer tumors can be grown in the laboratory, giving researchers an exciting new tool to test cancer drugs and personalize cancer treatment.

The researchers, whose results were published today in Cell, successfully… The newest precision medicine tool: Prostate cancer organoids   

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