BBC - Immunotherapy offers hope for men with prostate cancer
Thursday, 28th November 2019
BBC Health News report........
A major trial of an immunotherapy drug has shown it can be effective in some men with advanced prostate cancer.
The men had stopped responding to the main treatment options.
Researchers found that a small proportion of men, described as "super responders", remained well even after the trial ended, despite a very poor prognosis before treatment.
Last week it was reported the same drug had proved effective in treating advanced head and neck cancers.
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