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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

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 ›

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 ›

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 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 ›