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NHS to use radioactive drugs to treat Prostate Cancer

A new radioactive treatment for prostate cancer that has spread to the bones has received approval by NICE for use in the NHS. The drug, Xofigo, will be available from December 2016 and is expected to help reduce bone pain and fractures for hundreds of men across the UK.

Xofigo is made from Radium-223 dichloride and ...

Prostate Cancer Test May Soon Be Less Painful - HealthlineProstate Cancer Test May Soon Be Less Painful - Healthline

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Researchers have begun using a new diagnostic tool to detect prostate cancer in urine samples. This may eliminate the need for the current diagnostic tools which use painful probes or the prostate-specific antigen exam. They are hoping that in a decade this sort of diagnostic test will be the standard ...