07 August 2018

By Dr Wendy Winnall - PCFA Research Team

Australian researchers develop a tumour growth method to test new drugs for prostate cancer

Metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer is the most dangerous form of this disease. Although there are some treatments, these cancers inevitably becomes resistant to the latest drugs and resume growth. Significant progress in finding new drugs for this stage of prostate cancer has been made by Australian researchers. They have developed a method to test new drugs on tumours grown in the laboratory, and their early results show that inhibiting protein production can slow tumour growth.

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