Early Versus Delayed Use of Hormone Therapy- An Analysis For Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer

Initially, when first used by Huggins and Hodges hormone therapy (ADT) was recommended to be used early on in prostate cancer disease progression. Eventually, the Veterans Administration Cooperative Urology Research Group (VACURG) studies reversed this early recommendation. After this study ADT was usually deferred until symptomatic progression. It was believed that ADT caused an alteration [...]