"We've shown that, combined, copper and disulfiram elicit more killing of prostate cancer cells," Zhang said.
Gomulinski is the first patient enrolled in the Poley Protocol, named for Neil Poley, who died from the disease two years ago.
"Before all this happened you think your life is pretty much guaranteed until you're about 85 but it gave me the realisation of my own mortality - I sort of had an early midlife crisis.
“There is one quote that helped me through which was ‘Yesterday is history, tomorrow’s a mystery and today’s a gift,’ he said.
"Throughout my cycles of chemo the hospital would monitor the pregnancy hormone through blood tests.
"The hormone had been really, really high, but it was gradually declining which was great news, and the tumours in my lungs and abdomen were shrinking." In December, Byron had surgery to remove the growth in his abdomen, a testicle, and the lymphatic system behind his stomach.
"There I was with a positive pregnancy test and something growing inside of me.
Scans revealed that he had a tumour that had spread to his lungs.
The American Cancer Society estimates that prostate cancer will cause 26,000 deaths in the U. Retired Florida teacher Paul Gomulinski has always made health a priority.
That's why the 68-year-old was surprised by prostate exam results and his urologist's prognosis. You've got 1 to 2 years to live,'" Gomulinski said.
He returned home to find the phone ringing and Addenbrooke’s on the other end, telling him they had a bed on the Teenage Cancer Trust ward.
“They didn’t know what type of cancer I had,” said Byron. "The doctor kept saying things but it wasn't really going in,” he said.