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After long-term ADT ... recovery of normal hormonal function?

A group of Spanish clinical researchers have reported recent data from a small study designed to address an unanswered question about the recovery of (relatively) normal hormonal function after completion of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). 359 more words


Does long-term ADT really affect cognitive function or not?

After > 50 years of use of various forms of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), we still don’t really have a clear idea of whether or the degree to which long-term, continuous ADT can affect cognitive function — although there is no doubt at all that many patients believe it does. 637 more words


Mutation to inherited HSD3B1 gene associated with more aggressive form of prostate cancer

According to an article to appear in the September issue of The Lancet Oncology, some patients with aggressive prostate cancer are more likely to die earlier from their disease if they carry a specific testosterone-related genetic abnormality. 402 more words


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Is ADT giving you Alzheimer's disease? ... Another look

Late last year we reported on a study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology that suggested the possibility of a link between androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. 284 more words


Hormone therapy for prostate cancer may pose a risk for black men

By Lateshia Beachum

Black men treated with hormone therapy for prostate cancer may have a higher risk of death than white men undergoing the same therapy, according to a new study. 362 more words


For very high-risk patients, EBRT + BT is superior to surgery or EBRT only

A retrospective analysis of oncological outcomes among modern-era patients with a Gleason score of 9 or 10 demonstrates a clear advantage to a combination of external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) with a brachytherapy (BT) boost to the prostate and short–term androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). 969 more words