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New Way to Target Hormone Receptor Thwarts Prostate Cancer

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Science  10 Apr 2009:
Vol. 324, Issue 5924, pp. 165
DOI: 10.1126/science.324.5924.165a

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Researchers report online in Science this week that they've developed a compound that in mice shrank implanted human prostate tumors untreatable with current drugs and that it showed signs of arresting tumor growth in men with similarly drug-resistant cancer.