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New Study Suggests Diet May Affect Response To Cancer Immunotherapy Drugs

Could something as simple as diet and fiber intake affect whether cancer patients respond to immunotherapy drugs or not?  Photo credit: Getty royalty-freeGetty People with a type of skin cancer who consumed a high-fiber diet responded better to immunotherapy treatment than those with poorer diets, according to data presented at a media preview of the American… Read More »

With safety data, Bayer could challenge Erleada, Xtandi in prostate cancer: analyst

For years, Johnson & Johnson and the Pfizer-Astellas team have been the only players in their class of prostate-cancer fighters. But Bayer is waiting in the wings, and stellar new safety data could make it a threat. The German drugmaker trumpeted phase 3 data Thursday on its androgen receptor antagonist candidate, darolutamide, showing that the drug… Read More »

Black Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer Live Longer Thanks to New Hormone Therapies

Prostate cancer has historically been more common, more aggressive and more lethal in African-American men compared with other racial groups. But new findings presented at the 2019 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium reveal that Black men with advanced prostate cancer treated with newer hormone therapies lived 20 percent longer than their white counterparts, reports the American Society… Read More »