FORCE Blog

This blog will cover topics of interest that affect our community. Unless otherwise stated, the blog articles will be written by Sue Friedman, Executive Director of FORCE.

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Posts Tagged ‘metastatic prostate cancer’

April 12, 2018

PARP Inhibitors and Hereditary Cancer: What’s New?

by Sue Friedman PARP inhibitors are drugs designed specifically to treat cancers in people with certain inherited mutations, including BRCA1 and BRCA2, among others. These drugs block an enzyme – known as PARP – used by cells to repair damage to their DNA. Although these agents seem to be most effective in people with mutations—not just … + read more

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