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June 01, 2014

New Approach May Boost Survival From Advanced Prostate Cancer

SUNDAY, June 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adding the chemotherapy drug docetaxel to standard hormone-depleting therapy may extend the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer, a new study finds.

Number of Cancer Survivors Should Grow to 19 Million in Next Decade: Report

SUNDAY, June 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of cancer survivors in the United States will rise from the current 14.5 million to nearly 19 million by 2024, a new report predicts.

Newer Anti-Estrogen Treatment May Benefit Younger Breast Cancer Survivors

SUNDAY, June 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new type of anti-estrogen drug appears to work better than the estrogen-blocking drug tamoxifen in preventing recurrences of breast cancer in certain women, a new study reports.

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