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Androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer: indications, contraindications and possible consequences

By Alexander Karl and Badrinath Konety


Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) has been the mainstay of palliative treatment in advanced and metastatic prostate cancer for many years. It is also increasingly being used in patients with localized disease. Here we review some recent trials that are providing information on its benefits and disadvantages in different circumstances

Topics: Review Article
Publisher: Medicine Reports Ltd
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