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Antiandrogens in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

  • Fritz H. Schröder
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Abstract

Endocrine management of human prostatic carcinoma remains a controversial issue because of a number of unanswered questions. Such questions are: is there an optimal endocrine treatment? What is the best time to start endocrine treatment? Is it advantageous for our patients to exclude not only testicular but also adrenal androgens (total androgen suppression)? Does endocrine treatment prolong life? What is the best way to achieve proper palliation of long duration?

Keywords

Advanced Prostatic Cancer Plasma Testosterone Adrenal Androgen Cyproterone Acetate Ventral Prostate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fritz H. Schröder
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyErasmus University and Academic HospitalDR RotterdamThe Netherlands

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