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Real care beyond medical treatment, and impact on quality of life

A small, recent pilot study in Geneva, Switzerland, has shown that radiation therapy (RT) + androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) can be given safely to frail patients with non-metastatic, locally advanced or aggressive, intermediate prostate cancer, if and when a multidisciplinary care program is implemented to help such frail patients to limit risk for and manage predictable side effects. 595 more words


Quicksails: Mortal

Hausu Mountain vinyl and download

Billowing out of the Windy City on a compacted strata of sticky electronics, fidgety hand percussion and horn figures so mellow you put a baggy suit on them and let them loose on a venture capitalist’s mega-yacht, comes Quicksails, the solo project from Chicago adventurer Ben Billington. 437 more words

Viacom is Throwing Shade

Throwing Shade Throws Flames

By Valerie Milano

Pasadena, CA (The Hollywood Times) 1/18/17 – “We definitely try to focus on things affecting women and LGBT people, and we definitely try to bully the bullies and go after the people who are going after us.” Bryan Safi… 257 more words


Abuse-Deterrent Technologies: One Step in the Opioid Epidemic but, How to we Evaluate Them?

By: Chris Altomare

Over the past two decades, the increased use of opioids for legitimate medical purposes has been paralleled by a substantial increase in nonmedical use and abuse of opioids. 718 more words

AAPS Events

Building Character

If drama, like adversity, builds character, then I’ve got enough “character” to last a lifetime. When you get a sustained bunch of both at the same time, well, I’m not sure what that builds, but I’ll let you know. 1,402 more words

Serious pneumonia: yet another potential complication of treatment with ADT

It has been known for some time that androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) may increase risk for pneumonia because, normally, androgen levels have effects on how well the immune system works and on the health of lung tissue. 284 more words


Testosterone levels in patients on androgen deprivation therapy

For the past 40 years, the formal level of “effectiveness” of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT, also known as “hormone” therapy) for men treated for high-risk, progressive, and/or metastatic prostate cancer has been a serum testosterone level of < 50 ng/dl (equivalent to < 1.7 nmol/l). 269 more words