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Enzalutamide (Xtandi) for non-metastatic prostate cancer

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Cancer and Palliative Care

September 2017


Enzalutamide (Xtandi) is a drug which blocks the effect of the hormone testosterone on the prostate and so slows down the growth of the cancer. Enzalutamide is taken as four capsules once a day. If licenced in the UK, it could provide an additional treatment option for patients with non-metastatic prostate cancer

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