Hormonal Therapy (ADT) Is Associated With An Increase of Thrombotic Events

A recent article in the journal Cancer reported that there is an association for men being treated for prostate cancer with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and a risk of developing blood clots. The article, written by Edhaie et al. analyzed the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) –Medicare database to identify 154,611 men over the [...]

Risk of Thromboembolic Diseases in Men with Prostate Cancer

We all have been warned about the potential risk that hormone therapy (ADT) can cause to our heart and vascular health. A report from Lancet Oncology confirmed that men with prostate cancer living in Sweden when on hormonal therapies significantly increase their risk for experiencing a thromboembolic disease event. […]

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