Published in Cancer Vaccine Week, November 28th, 2005
According to a study from Japan, "Bisphosphonates are useful for the treatment of prostate cancer bone metastasis. However, the role of bisphosphonate on the development of the osteoblastic component of prostate cancer bone metastases is not defined."
"In the present study, the third-generation bisphosphonate, YM529 (minodoronate), was tested for its effects on the osteolytic PC-3 and novel osteoblastic LNCaP-SF cell lines," explained S. Miwa and colleagues, Kanazawa University.
"YM529 inhibited both...
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