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Hormone Therapy (ADT) Does Not Increase The Risk Of Cardiac Threats in Prostate Cancer

Again, prostate cancer confusion continues to reign. A recent study reported at the ASTRO (American Society for Radiation Oncology) conference claims that the addition of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) in men with clinically localized prostate cancer was not associated with increased cardiovascular mortality. According to Jason A. Efstathiou, MD, Ph.D.l, of the Massachusetts General Hospital [...]

ADT Increases Risk Factors for Diabetes, Fractures and Cardiovascular Mortality

Not a very big surprise but androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) substantially increases the risk for cardiovascular and bone-related problems, as well as for diabetes, according to a review of the medical literature published online April 27 in the journal Cancer. At the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Lockwood G. Taylor wrote a review [...]

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