Hormone Therapy Delay Fails to Decrease Prostate Cancer Patients’ Quality of Life, Study Reports

Hormone Therapy Delay Fails to Decrease Prostate Cancer Patients’ Quality of Life, Study Reports
After treating a man for prostate cancer, doctors pay close attention to whether levels of the disease’s main biomarker begin rising — an indication that the cancer has returned. Rising levels of PSA — or prostate specific antigen — prompt many doctors to prescribe androgen deprivation therapy as a follow-up treatment. Prostate cancer requires androgen hormones

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6 comments

  1. John Wilson says:

    Cancer word itself bring a lot of questions. One should check out early symptoms of prostate cancer to get a quick treatment as soon as possible. Men also should go for a regular health check up to achieve good health. Hope hormone therapy and other treatment provide some relief to prostate cancer patients.

  2. Lee Bitzer says:

    I have been reading your reports for some time but I never see any comments on side affects in using hormone therapy. I have been using this drug for about four years and it has been keeping my PSA under 0.4. However nipple and breast enlargement and soreness is a real problem with no one ever addressing this or what steps can be taken to help in this area. There must be something.

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