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Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer: A Continuum of Diseases and Options

Tue 1 Nov 2005

By Oliver Sartor, M.D., Chief, Hematology-Oncology Section; Director, Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, LSU Medical Center, New Orleans Edited from PCRI Insights November, 2005 vol. 8 no.4 Introduction It is possible that hormones can sometimes cure, but unfortunately, that seems to be true only in a minority of patients. Certainly if the disease has becomeRead More ›

How Do You Treat Prostate Cancer That Has Progressed On Primary Androgen Deprivation Therapy? Part 2 of 2: Secondary Hormonal Treatment Approaches

Thu 1 Oct 1998

Revised October 1998     TABLE OF CONTENTS – PART 2 Page(s) Table of Contents 4 Overview 5 The antiandrogen withdrawal response (AAWR) 5-6 High-dose bicalutamide after flutamide withdrawal 6-7 High-dose ketoconazole (HDK) with hydrocortisone (HC) 7-13 Aminoglutethimide (AG) with hydrocortisone (HC) 12-13 Megestrol acetate 13-15 Corticosteroids 16 Estrogen therapy 17-18 Summary and a viewRead More ›

How Do You Treat Prostate Cancer That Has Progressed On Primary Androgen Deprivation Therapy? : Part 1

Thu 1 Oct 1998

Part 1 of 2: A Review of Current Diagnostic and Treatment Approaches Revised October 1998   TABLE OF CONTENTS – PART 1 Page(s) Table of Contents 3 How does AIPC develop? 4-5 Issues in AIPC management 6-10 Treatment principles for AIPC patients 11-12 Other factors to consider when choosing a treatment 12-13 Summary 13-14 ReferencesRead More ›