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Your Health: 2-15-13 Prostate cancer drug

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One medication designed to help men beat the odds of a prostate cancer diagnosis may not offer any benefit.

A new study finds men with prostate cancer taking the drug, Proscar don't survive longer than similar men not taking the drug.

Researchers say, men do not appear to gain a benefit from the drug once diagnosed.

 The data and conclusions should be viewed as preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal.

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