Drug for prostate cancer coming soon?

A new drug is offering fresh hope for people with advanced prostate cancer, as early results of its trial showed it can prolong survival significantly. Patients who were given the new drug called Radium-223 Chloride – known as Alpharadin TM – found that it eased pain and caused minor side effects.

It was found targeting tumours accurately using alpha radiation, which doctors conducting the study said is the most effective form of radiation to eliminate cancer because it limits damage to surrounding tissue.  Read more…

 

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