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Prostate cancer vaccine improves survival rates

A new vaccine for advanced prostate cancer suffererss improves their survival rate. The makers of the vaccine have applied for FDA approval. Its competitor, Taxotere, produced poorer survival rates during trials. In the US, 200,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year and over 30,000 die from it each year.

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About: Prostate cancer vaccine improves survival rates

Date: 31 October 2004

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