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World Journal of Urology

, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 683–684 | Cite as

Reply to letter to editor regarding: LHRH analog therapy is associated with worse metabolic side effects than bilateral orchiectomy in prostate cancer

  • Marcel Cabral Cognette
  • Andreza Vargas da Silva
  • Roberto Dias Machado
  • Eliney Ferreira Faria
Letter to the Editor
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcel Cabral Cognette
    • 1
  • Andreza Vargas da Silva
    • 1
  • Roberto Dias Machado
    • 1
  • Eliney Ferreira Faria
    • 1
  1. 1.Hospital de Cancer de BarretosBarretosBrazil

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