Bipolar Androgen Therapy Yields Promising Results in Prostate Cancer

Bipolar Androgen Therapy Yields Promising Results in Prostate Cancer
Bipolar androgen therapy, where the body is alternately flooded with and starved of testosterone, is safe and effective for the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer, according to a study presented at the 28th Symposium on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics in Munich, Germany. The researchers, led by Samuel Denmeade, MD, professor of oncology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, presented results from 47 men with metastatic prostate cancer resistant to chemical or surgical treatment who have completed at least three cycles of bipolar androgen therapy. For the study, RESTORE (
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