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Were you looking for more information about PROVENGE? PROVANGE is a common misspelling of PROVENGE.
Available by prescription only, PROVENGE® (sipuleucel-T) is a medication approved for treating prostate cancer that has spread to other areas of the body and is not responding to certain other cancer treatments. It is specifically used in men who are experiencing minimal or no cancer symptoms.
Your PROVENGE dose will be created using your own immune cells and injected every two weeks, for a total of three doses. Although most people tolerate this medicine well, side effects may occur and can include chills, fever, and fatigue.
(Click PROVENGE for more information on what this medication is used for, how it works, and what your healthcare provider needs to know before you start treatment with this drug. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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