TITLE

Cellular immunotherapy licensed for advanced prostate cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Traynor, Kate
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;6/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p862
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the used of cellular immunotherapy in the treatment of prostate cancer. It mentions that FDA approved the use of sipuleucel- T, or Provenge, for the treatment of prostate cancer that is resistant to standard hormonal therapy. Provenge will be available to oncologists and urologists at the hospitals that participated in clinical trials of the cellular immunotherapy product.
ACCESSION #
50676096

 

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