Space and Yegnasubramanian say that the next steps will be to determine the mechanism of digoxin effect on prostate cancer cells, which support testing digoxin or other drugs that work in the same way in clinical trials as a potential prostate cancer therapy. Digoxin changed enzymatic pathways for sodium and potassium in heart cells, and according to the researchers, may also influence the same or different pathways in prostate cancer.
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