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Related to androgen suppression: Androgen Deprivation Therapy, androgen ablation
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Single-therapy androgen suppression in men with advanced prostate cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Intermittent androgen suppression was first described in a report by Dr.
The researchers found that androgen suppression therapy had a negative effect on vitality, which includes mood and energy.
Higano, an oncologist at the university, also discussed less commonly appreciated side effects of combined androgen suppression therapy:
Potential benefits of intermittent androgen suppression therapy in the treatment of prostate cancer: A systematic review of the literature.
In this study BSD Medical's BSD-2000 hyperthermia system was used to deliver local hyperthermia combined with conformal radiation therapy and androgen suppression therapy in the treatment of prostate cancer.
A phase 3 protocol of androgen suppression (AS) and 3DCRT/ IMRT vs.
The study team has a high degree of confidence that gabapentin, at a dose of 900 mg/day, moderately decreases hot flashes related to androgen suppression therapy," said Dr.
In Germany, Plenaxis(R) is indicated to initiate hormonal castration in patients with advanced or metastatic, hormone-dependent prostate cancer, if androgen suppression is appropriate.
A parallel study (RTOG 86-10) has shown that androgen suppression given before and during radiotherapy improved outcome in patients with Gleason 2-6 disease.

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