German Registry Data Analysis of Degarelix (Firmagon®) for Prostate Cance

The newest gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist therapy drug, degarelix (aka Firmagon) has become more commonly used in everyday clinical practice as an alternative hormone therapy treatment drug (ADT). Given that its use has become common it is important to understand both its safety and efficacy as compared to our older standard drugs. The best way [...]

So, You Think You Are Safe in Your Doctor’s Office?

When the press discusses medical mistakes they are usually referring to mistakes made in a hospital, but guess what, mistakes are often made in a doctors office. These mistakes are not counted in the statistics often quoted. Twelve year old data from the Institute of Medicine sites the horrific statistic that each year between 44,000 [...]