Vitamin D3 Potentiates Metformin in DU145 Human Prostate Cancer Cells

It is well established that common drugs like Metformin and vitamin D? exhibit a strong anti-proliferative action in many cancer cell lines. Recent research confirms that this is also true in human prostate cancer cells. In a recent study it was demonstrated that the combination of the two drugs, metformin and vitamin D3, had a [...]

The Latest Information On The Role Of Metformin Therapy In The Treatment Of Prostate Cancer

There have been prior studies that have shown that the generic and inexpensive drug Metformin (used to treat diabetes) could be repurposed and used to decrease the risk of developing prostate cancer as well as to treat prostate cancer. Previous studies suggested that metformin is associated with decreased risk of cancer; however, results specifically addressing [...]