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Androgen Deprivation Therapy

  • Great news: Using statin drugs can halt the progression of your prostate cancer
  • When it comes to heart disease, the go-to drug is, without a doubt, statins. Now it could be the go-to for prostate cancer sufferers too. According to a study published in JAMA Oncology, for men undergoing androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer, the disease progresses less quickly if they're also using cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. While previous research has sugges... ››› more
  • [15 May 2015]
  • Warning: ADT for prostate cancer linked to bone decay
  • Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is a common treatment for prostate cancer. The treatment aims to reduce levels of male hormones (androgens) in the body to prevent them from reaching prostate cancer cells. There's now evidence that suggests this form of therapy could cause bone decay. Read on to discover the link between ADT and bone loss. It’s estimated that over 600,000 men are being treated... ››› more
  • [16 August 2013]



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