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After Androgen Deprivation

Wed 31 Aug 2011

 Introduction Androgen Deprivation (ADT) can be an effective treatment for controlling prostate cancer for many years in most men. When ADT is no longer effective, you may be told that your cancer is “androgen-independent”, “hormone-resistant”, “hormone-refractory” or “castrate-resistant”. The terms all have similar meaning. For consistency, we will refer to CRPC. The nadir PSA isRead More ›

High Dose Ketoconazole Plus Hydrocortisone (HDK+ HC)

Sat 1 May 2004

Prepared by the PCRI Helpstaff with oversight by Richard Lam, MD – Prostate Oncology Specialists Reprinted from PCRI Insights May 2004 vol. 7, no. 2 Overview Ketoconazole is a synthetic antifungal agent used to treat fungal infections since the 1970s. When given at traditional doses of 200-400mg/day to treat fungal infections, it was noted toRead 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 ›