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Anti-androgen Monotherapy

Fri 1 Oct 2010

By: Mark Scholz, M.D. Prostate Oncology Specialists October 2010 Traditionally, anti-androgen medications have been used in combination with LHRH agonists to block testosterone. When anti-androgens are used alone, as so-called anti-androgen monotherapy, it causes in a milder degree of testosterone blockade. There are three anti-androgens—bicalutamide, flutamide, and nilutamide. They work by keeping testosterone away fromRead More ›

Chemotherapy for Prostate Cancer: "Why Bother?"

Mon 1 May 2006

by Brad Guess, PA-C Executive Director, PCRI Edited from PCRI Insights May, 2006 vol. 9 no.2 Introduction I recently had the opportunity to sit in on a prostate cancer (PC) journal club meeting attended by PC experts from a multitude of medical specialties. The focus of this meeting was the use of chemotherapy in PC,Read More ›