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Promising results for a targeted drug in advanced prostate cancer

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February 11, 2016
  • By Charlie Schmidt, Editor, Harvard Medical School Annual Report on Prostate Diseases

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Charlie Schmidt, Editor, Harvard Medical School Annual Report on Prostate Diseases

Charlie Schmidt is an award-winning freelance science writer based in Portland, Maine. In addition to writing for Harvard Health Publishing, Charlie has written for Science magazine, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Environmental Health Perspectives, … See Full Bio
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Comments

m.pourpanah
February 29, 2016

hello
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Deb
February 12, 2016

is this testing available now to anyone?

Dr. Thomas Pane
February 11, 2016

Hi Charles, thanks for getting this blog out. Interesting conclusion of the study.. “Treatment with the PARP inhibitor olaparib in patients whose prostate cancers were no longer responding to standard treatments and who had defects in DNA-repair genes led to a high response rate.” This is a field that we will be paying more attention to later.

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