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 [...]

Baseline PSA Predicts Risk of Death from Prostate Cancer

The common question when we are diagnosed with prostate cancer is how long do I have to live? The exact same question is asked again when we discover that we have had a prostate cancer recurrence. Times have changed and so has our potential life span. In the late 1980s and early 1990s men diagnosed [...]

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