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Preventing and Treating the Side Effects of Testosterone Deprivation Therapy in Men with Prostate Cancer A Guide for Patients and Physicians

Thu 1 Nov 2007

By Brad Guess PA-C Former PCRI Executive Director Edited from PCRI Insights November, 2007 vol. 10, no.4 In the early 1940s, Drs. Huggins and Hodges discovered that when testosterone was removed by castration, men with advanced metastatic prostate cancer went into remission for 2-3 years.1 They found that prostate cancer was “sensitive” to testosterone; prostateRead More ›

The Androgen Deprivation Syndrome

Fri 1 Jan 1999

By Stephen B. Strum, MD, Healing Touch Oncology Reprinted from PCRI Insights January 1999, vol. 2, no. 1 A myriad of symptoms typically arises in a PC patient who undergoes androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). Some of these occur acutely and many may improve over time, but can still be quite troublesome if not aggravating forRead More ›