Genetic Predictors Of Fatigue For Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer Receiving Androgen Deprivation Therapy

The University of South Florida along with Moffitt Cancer Center has published a study in the October issue of Brain, Behavior, and Immunity which found that men with advanced prostate cancer who are on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) are more likely to suffer from general fatigue if they also have single nucleotide polymorphisms in three [...]

A Lethal Form Of Prostate Cancer Attacked By A Targeted Drug Already In Clinical Trials

In today's issue of Cancer Discovery a group of international researchers report that an investigational drug had a dramatic response in animal models of neuroendocrine prostate cancer, a lethal form of the disease. The researchers pointed out that fewer than 2% of prostate tumors in men are initially diagnosed as neuroendocrine, but many of the [...]

Gabapentin to Treat Hot Flashes

I suffered with significant hot flashes when I was on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). I experienced between seven to 15 flashes in a twenty-four hour period. Often the flashes were accompanied with breathing difficulties and fatigue. My quality of life was significantly negatively affected. The flashes were significant enough to require that I occasionally change [...]