androgen deprivation therapy


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androgen deprivation therapy

The use of a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist to treat prostate cancer, which causes characteristic histologic findings that may obscure the diagnosis of residual cancer.
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All patients were subjected to medical castration/ androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) with monthly 3.
Men treated with androgen deprivation therapy for various lengths of time were matched with control patients who did not receive the therapy.
Currently, 6 months of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) plus radiotherapy is the standard treatment for unfavorable-risk localized prostate cancer.
For men with hormone-sensitive metastatic prostate cancer, combining standard androgen deprivation therapy with six cycles of docetaxel resulted in a significantly longer overall survival, compared with standard ADT alone, according to a study published online in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Enzalutamide will help patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who still show signs of the condition after going through androgen deprivation therapy.
This guide explains androgen deprivation therapy to patients with prostate cancer and their loved ones, and how to deal with its side effects.
By cutting this fuel supply with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), doctors aim to slow the cancer's progression.
For patients with earlier-stage prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy with LHRH agonists and first-generation antiandrogens remains the standard of care for suppressing testosterone levels and temporarily controlling the disease.
The team's hypothesis is that metastatic prostate cancer patients with the weakest response to androgen-deprivation therapy could be given GCP concurrently with androgen deprivation therapy to retain Filamin A in the nucleus, thereby allowing cancer cells to die off.
Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is the mainstay treatment for men with advanced prostate cancer.
Accepted treatments for prostate cancer include surgery, radiotherapy, androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), and chemotherapy.

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