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VA researching prostate cancer drug as potential coronavirus cure

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Veterans Affairs researchers are launching clinical trials to see whether a prostate cancer drug could help prevent adverse health effects from coronavirus in men, department officials announced Friday. Researchers said the drug, degarelix (also labeled as Firmagon), has already shown promise in limited testing of about 200 veterans hospitalized in veterans medical centers for coronavirus […]