Cholesterol study suggests new diagnostic, treatment approach for prostate cancer

04-03-2014 EurekAlert!Comments (0)

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Researchers have discovered a link between prostate cancer aggressiveness and the accumulation of a compound produced when cholesterol is metabolized in cells, findings that could bring new diagnostic and treatment methods. Findings also suggest that a class of drugs previously developed to treat atherosclerosis might be repurposed for treatment of advanced prostate cancer.

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