Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy Prolongs Survival for Older Men with Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer *

It was recently discovered that if hormone therapy (ADT) is added to radiation cancer deaths are lowered by nearly 50 % in men with locally advanced prostate cancer aged 76 to 85 compared to men who only received hormone therapy. Prior studies have shown that 40% of men with aggressive prostate cancers are treated with [...]

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 [...]

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