Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Prostate Cancer May Counter Immunotherapy, Raising Risk of Relapse

Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Prostate Cancer May Counter Immunotherapy, Raising Risk of Relapse
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have shown that medical androgen deprivation therapy, commonly used in combination with promising immunotherapies, can actually suppress the immune response and block the efficacy of the immunotherapy. The findings, which might explain early tumor relapses, underscore the need for careful planning in terms of dosing and timing when a combination therapy approach

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