Items Tagged ‘depression’

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


September 2nd, 2014

Depression in Cancer Patients: What We Are Missing and What Can Be Done

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Major depression is an important complication of cancer that can result in additional impairment of quality of life.  A series of three articles published in the Lancet presented new research on depression in people with cancer and confirmed that depression is common, significantly undertreated, and can be improved once diagnosed and managed with an integrated treatment program, […]

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Tags: All Cancer Types, cancer, depression, General, News, Other News Topics (not Types of Cancer), Types of Cancer