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Pain medicine often prescribed for arthritis sufferers may prove beneficial for prostate cancer sufferers.

Findings by a North Carolina University show that a relatively new non-aspirin pain medicine generally used for arthritis symptoms is proving effective in inhibiting prostate cancer tumours. It has also shown it can slow the diseases progression if it already exists.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Science Blog

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About: Pain medicine often prescribed for arthritis sufferers may prove beneficial for prostate cancer sufferers.

Date: 10 June 2004

Source: Science Blog

URL: http://www.scienceblog.com/community/article2967.html

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