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US PROSTATE CANCER FOUNDATION: This year’s annual conference of the American Society of Clinical Oncology was uneventful and thus somewhat disappointing  in terms of findings that would suddenly lengthen the survival of men with advanced prostate cancer in 2011. READ MORE>

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US NEWS & WORLD REPORT: New research suggests more men will be getting radiation therapy for locally advanced prostate cancer, according to a paper at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual conference. READ MORE>

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BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK: A wave of new immunotherapy drugs may help turn some lethal cancers into manageable chronic diseases. READ MORE>

Beginning on June 4, at the American Society of Clinical Oncology conference, the world’s biggest gathering of cancer doctors and drug and biotech companies will show how medicines now being developed will provoke the immune system to kill cancer cells.

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JUNE 13: CANCER CONSULTANTS.COM: Researchers report that treatment with human antibody denosumab significantly reduces the incidence of bone fracture in prostate cancer patients on androgen deprivation therapy. READ MORE>

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JUNE 12: NEWSDAY: Hope for a better prostate cancer test, potential new uses for a largely discredited lung cancer drug and a warning for breast cancer patients all emerged last week from a meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Orlando, Florida. READ MORE>

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JUNE 7: LOS ANGELES TIMES:   An experimental blood test that looks at the activity of six genes linked to prostate tumours could greatly improve the accuracy of PSA testing. READ MORE>

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JUNE 2; AQP: First there was surgery, then chemotherapy and radiation. Now, doctors have overcome 30 years of false starts and found success with a fourth way to fight cancer: using the body’s natural defender, the immune system. READ MORE>

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