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'Prostate cancer drug Docetaxel extended my life'

Early treatment with a chemotherapy drug extends the lives of patients with advanced prostate cancer by nearly two years, a major study has shown.

Docetaxel is normally given after hormone treatment has failed.

The findings come from the largest ever prostate cancer trial undertaken involving 6,500 men.

Michele Paduano reports.

  • 14 May 2015
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