Items Tagged ‘androgen deprivation therapy’

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


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