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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4JPbt8ZWIo In this Clinical Cancer Trial's video shared in December 2012, Dr. Tom Beer, professor of medicine and leader of the prostate cancer program at the Knight Cancer Institute, discusses hormonal therapy for prostate cancer. Read how hormone therapy along with radiation therapy can cut in half the risk of death in aggressive local prostate cancer. Because prostate cancer relies on testosterone to grow, hormone treatment can be used instead of chemotherapy in some cases. Beer talks about the treatment and how some of the associated effects can be eased. "In prostate cancer we can manipulate the levels of male hormones in the system, essentially to starve the cancer". Read about a study in which researchers have found that testosterone can suppress some types of advanced forms of prostate cancer.