Discussion on ADT and Side Effects

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
  • Raj Persad


Continuous ADT therapy had been acting effectively for this cohort of patients in controlling PSA values. This data shows that an urban general practice might have a cohort of patients suitable for intermittent ADT. However, intermittent ADT therapy is not used as standard.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
    • 1
  • Raj Persad
    • 2
  1. 1.The Royal Free Hospital and UCLLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.North Bristol NHS TrustBristolUnited Kingdom

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