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New Prostate Cancer Treatment Helps Prolong Life

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(NC) - A promising new prostate cancer treatment not only provides quality of life benefits, but also offers a survival advantage for men whose cancer has metastasized, or spread to other parts of the body and who don't respond to hormone treatment.

"With Taxotere (docetaxel), for the first time we've shown that we can significantly prolong life in patients who have a very advanced state of prostate cancer," says Dr. Fred Saad, Director of Urologic Oncology at the Centre Hospitalier de l'Universit