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New dual therapy for cancer treatment

Angiostatin is a chemical that is produced by the body to halt the development of new blood vessels and its use in conjunction with radiation therapy has been shown to appreciatively enhance anti-cancer treatment. They effectively reduce the growth of the cancer with radiation killing tumor cells and angiostatin inhibiting the growth of blood vessels. This new therapy will provide focused management of cancers that affect the prostate, head and neck, and brain.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Medical News Today

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About: New dual therapy for cancer treatment

Date: 17 July 2005

Source: Medical News Today

Author: John Easton


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This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Cause of blood vessels
  • Medication and cancer
  • Medication and angiostatin
  • Medication and radiation therapy
  • Medication and cancer
  • Medication and prostate cancer
  • Medication and head and neck cancer
  • Medication and brain cancer
  • Medication and blood vessels
  • Medication and dual therapy

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