Two new medications allow the fight against prostate cancer and breast cancer breakthrough.
Among the types of cancers that are known and experienced by millions of men and women in the world, causing more deaths than are the prostate and breast, so the researchers have made effort has been important since ancient times when seek solutions to this terrible disease.
Product of the incessant research done in recent years found a drug that prolongs the life of men suffering from prostate cancer, while women with breast cancer can stop the progression of the disease.
Two new drugs that were exhibited at the European Multidisciplinary Conference on Cancer in Stockholm, Sweden, proved especially effective in the fight against prostate and breast cancer, although still in trial stage. Laboratories working in this incredible find and Algete are Bayer, who together created a drug called “Alpharadin “(to fight prostate cancer).
According to reports the same Chris Parker, who led the study, began to give medication to patients even at the stage of clinical trial taking placebo only, as in the opinion of everyone involved in the study was "unethical" seeing them out wonderful results that were obtained.
Regarding the fight against breast cancer, the laboratories involved in the development of this new drug is having such good results are Novartis and Pfizer. In the case of cancer that affects so many women talk about the use of two drugs combined, "Afinitor" and "Aromasin", the evidence so far have prevented further development of the disease for seven months, says leader study - José Baselga.
The use of both drugs to combat breast cancer meant an improvement in the results, regarding the use of other drugs, close to 64%.
How do these new cancer drugs?
Alpharadin - Drug for prostate cancer
Alpharadin it does is send a high dose of radiation to tumors that are causing the product of prostate cancer when metastasis. This drug attacks the cells are malignant (cancer) that start attacking other body parts such as bones. The beauty of this product is that it does not produce severe side effects than other treatments if they have.
Afinitor and Aromasin - Drugs for breast cancer
The treatment is performed with these drugs affect a protein that is involved with the spread of cancer cells in the body. The benefits involving its use have been tested in 24 countries with about 724 patients suffering from severe breast cancer.
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