Steroid Receptors Complicate Prostate Cancer Intervention

Through increased steroid receptor expression, tumors can adopt a drug-resistance mechanism that is essential for the life of their human host. This entanglement tactic makes it difficult to devise treatment approaches aimed at deactivating the tumor’s drug resistance while not compromising the patient.

Does Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer Heighten MDS Risk?

Radiation treatment for prostate cancer inadvertently irradiates the surrounding pelvic bones, which hold more than half the body’s active bone marrow mass. But a Cleveland Clinic study finds that men who undergo the procedure have no greater risk of developing myelodysplastic syndromes than the general population.

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