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Androgens contribute to sex bias in bladder cancer

Male sex hormones interfere with the body’s ability to fight bladder cancer, likely explaining why males experience higher cancer rates…

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New androgen biosynthesis inhibitor drug for prostate cancer shows mixed results

A new androgen biosynthesis inhibitor drug improved progression-free survival in prostate cancer but did not improve overall survival compared to…

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Combined treatment approach proves to be beneficial for prostate cancer patients

Practice-changing research from Cedars-Sinai Cancer shows that a combination of androgen deprivation therapy-;a commonly used hormone injection-;plus pelvic lymph node…

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Researchers discover new gene that confers resistance to prostate cancer treatment

Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified a gene that confers resistance to a common prostate cancer treatment, according to a study…

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Targeting the mitochondrial pathway may be a potential strategy to halt prostate cancer growth

Hormone therapy is often used to treat prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, but many…

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Study uncovers new regulator of prostate cancer metastasis

A transcription factor normally associated with androgen receptor activity in prostate cancer has a newly discovered role in controlling lipid…

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Researchers find novel inhibitors that may suppress oncogenesis of metastatic prostate cancer

Researchers have found that treating prostate cancer cells with novel cyclin-dependent kinase 19 (CDK19) and homologous cyclin-dependent kinase 8 (CDK8)…

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High-throughput screening assay could identify new prostate cancer drugs

A novel high-throughput screening assay is designed to identify inhibitors of the androgen receptor, which plays a critical role in…

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Do androgens play a role in COVID-19 severity?

As of April 5, 2022, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus responsible for the coronavirus disease…

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