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Risk of Thromboembolic Diseases in Men with Prostate Cancer

We all have been warned about the potential risk that hormone therapy (ADT) can cause to our heart and vascular health. A report from Lancet Oncology confirmed that men with prostate cancer living in Sweden when on hormonal therapies significantly increase their risk for experiencing a thromboembolic disease event. […]

When to Call the Doctor During Prostate Cancer Treatment – Learning about Infections and Deep Vein Thrombosis

Having prostate cancer and prostate cancer treatments may cause side effects that require the immediate attention of your doctor or health care team, but it is hard to know when to call the doctor as opposed to knowing when to let it ride. Infection It can even be difficult to know when all you have [...]

Belt And Braces Approach May Prevent Deep Vein Thromboses

On July 23, 2008 I wrote an article on deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a hidden danger for men with prostate cancer. Studies show more than 90 percent of patients with cancer may experience an increase in the blood’s clotting activity, which can lead to a Deep Vein Thrombosis, or DVTs. DVTs can be a life [...]

Life Threatening Blood Clot- A Hidden Complication Of Prostate Cancer

Studies show more than 90 percent of patients with cancer may experience an increase in the blood's clotting activity, which can lead to a Deep Vein Thrombosis, or DVTs. DVTs can be a life threatening complication which a majority of cancer survivors will face as they wend their way through treatment. DVT occurs when a [...]

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