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Does ADT3 Work for Men with A Biochemical Prostate Cancer Recurrence?

One of the most heated debates in prostate cancer care is around the use of 5-reductase inhibitors (5ARI) like Dutasteride as a third component of a hormone blockade (ADT3). 5-ARIs block the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT is thought to be an extremely powerful “fuel” for the growth of prostate cancer. However, there [...]

Combined Androgen Blockade (ADT2) with Bicalutamide (Casodex) For Advanced Prostate Cancer Provides Increased Survival Time

One of the first treatments used when diagnosed with advanced or recurrent prostate cancer is hormone therapy. Hormone therapy (androgen blockade) is a systematic treatment, or it treats the cancer through the entire body. Prostate cancer that is believed to be in the gland is treated with a localized, focused treatment of the actual gland [...]

ADT2 Shows Survival Advantage Over ADT 1

Combined androgen blockade with bicalutamide for advanced prostate cancer: Long-term follow-up of a phase 3, double-blind, randomized study for survival Department of Urology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan has released some very significant survival data about a previously reported, double-blind, randomized, multicenter phase 3 trial. This trial compared combined androgen blockade [...]

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