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Side Effects of Androgen Deprivation Therapy Induced by Estrogen Deficiency

Sun 31 May 2009

Neal Shore, MD, Medical Director of the Carolina Urologic Research Center Myrtle Beach, South Carolina   and Stephen Freedland, MD Urologist, Duke Prostate Center at Duke University Durham, North Carolina Edited from PCRI Insights May, 2009 v 12.2 Introduction Testosterone plays an integral role in the progression of prostate cancer1; consequently, androgen deprivation therapy (ADT)Read More ›

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

Fri 30 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;Read More ›

Laboratory Tests Defined

Tue 31 May 2005

PCRI Insights May, 2005 vol. 8, no. 2 By Mark C. Scholz, MD, Director, Prostate Oncology Specialists, Marina del Rey, CA An important first step in the screening procedure is, of course, the physical examination taken at the first visit of a patient to our practice and scheduled to be repeated each year thereafter. InRead More ›

Who's Really at Risk for What?

Tue 31 May 2005

PCRI Insights May, 2005 vol. 8, no. 2 By Mark C. Scholz, MD, Director, Prostate Oncology Specialists, Marina del Rey, CA, and Ralph Blum PC Survivor   Editor’s Note: This is an article by Dr. Scholz providing advice to prostate cancer patients about health issues unrelated to prostate cancer. The goal of the article isRead More ›

The Linkage Between Obesity and Prostate Cancer

Tue 4 May 2004

The Linkage Between Obesity and Prostate Cancer David Heber, MD, PhD, FACP, FACN Professor of Medicine and Director, UCLA Center for Human Nutrition Reprinted from PCRI Insights May 2004 vol. 7, no. 2 Introduction There are a number of plausible biological mechanisms whereby obesity could promote the development and progression of cancer.1 The evidence forRead More ›