Around 47,700 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK each year, making it the most common cancer in men in the UK. It develops in the prostate, a walnut-sized gland found at the base of the bladder.
The targeted drug olaparib has been approved for some people with a type of advanced prostate cancer on the NHS in Scotland.
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Adding abiraterone to standard hormone therapy improves survival for men with high-risk prostate cancer, according to findings presented at the ESMO conference.
Adults in England with advanced hormone-sensitive prostate cancer that’s spread to other parts of the body will now have a new treatment option.
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Hormone treatment enzalutamide will now be offered as an alternative combined treatment option for some adults with prostate cancer on the NHS in England.