Items Tagged ‘adt’

May 18th, 2016

Addition of Radiation Improves Survival in High-Risk Prostate Cancer

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The addition of radiation therapy to androgen-deprivation therapy among men with prostate cancer who are at a high risk of a cancer recurrence significantly improves long-term survival. These results were recently published in the journal of European Urology. Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men aside from skin cancer. An estimated 220,800 […]

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Tags: adt, androgen deprivation therapy, endrocrine treatment, ET, News, Prostate Cancer, radiation therapy


April 25th, 2016

Longer Duration of Androgen Deprivation Therapy Increases Risk of Depression in Early Prostate Cancer

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Among men with early prostate cancer, the risk of depression is increased with the use of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT), particularly among men who are treated with ADT for 12 months or longer.  It is important for patients receiving ADT to speak with their healthcare providers if they experience any feelings of depression, as effective treatment […]

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Tags: adt, depression, Early Stage I-II (A-B) Prostate Cancer, News, Prostate Cancer, testosterone


May 13th, 2015

Statin Drugs Can Delay Prostate Cancer in Patients Receiving Androgen Deprivation Therapy, Study Shows

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Men who went on cholesterol-lowering statin drugs when they began androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer had a longer time in which their disease was under control than did men who didn’t take statins, a clinical trial led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators shows. In a study published online by JAMA Oncology, the researchers report that […]

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Tags: adt, androgen therapy, clinical trial, News, Prostate Cancer, SLCO2B1, statins


January 20th, 2015

Radiation Plus Androgen-Deprivation Therapy Prolongs Survival for Older Men With Prostate Cancer

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According to the results of a study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the addition of radiation treatment to treatment with androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) in older men with locally advanced prostate therapy prolongs survival when compared to treatment with androgen-deprivation therapy alone. The researchers reported that ADT plus radiation reduced cancer deaths by […]

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Tags: adt, androgen deprivation therapy, Locally Advanced Stage III (C) Prostate Cancer, News, Prostate Cancer, radiation therapy