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Marshall University Study May Lead to New Treatments for Prostate Cancer

Published: March 21, 2012.
Released by Marshall University Research Corporation  

A recent study conducted at Marshall University may eventually help scientists develop new treatments for prostate cancer, the most common malignancy in American men.

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