Once again we see what seems to be logical isn’t necessarily the way it actually works! In a surprising study result, it was shown that the use of intermittent androgen-deprivation therapy (IADT) for prostate cancer is not associated with fewer long-term adverse events than continuous ADT! Who would have guessed? We all thought that intermittent [...]
*Does Avodart (Dutasteride) Allow Men on Intermittent Androgen Therapy To Have A Longer “Off Period”?
Researchers performed a randomized, placebo-controlled Phase II trial of men with localized prostate cancer and a rising prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level post-primary treatment. The men were randomized to receive Avodart (dutasteride @ 0.5 mg/day) or to receive a placebo. All of the men were receiving intermittent androgen deprivation therapy (IADT), which was stopped at month [...]