Androgen deprivation in men with prostate cancer is associated with an increased rate of bone loss

@article{Preston2002AndrogenDI,
  title={Androgen deprivation in men with prostate cancer is associated with an increased rate of bone loss},
  author={David M Preston and J. Ignacio Torrens and Pamela Harding and Robin Simon Howard and William E. Duncan and David G. Mcleod},
  journal={Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases},
  year={2002},
  volume={5},
  pages={304-310}
}
The objective of this work was to determine the effect of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) on rates of bone mineral density (BMD) loss in men with prostate cancer. It was a prospective study comparing men receiving ADT to age matched controls for 2 y. Subjects received a history, physical exam, bone mineral density measurement, and laboratory evaluation every 6 months. Thirty-nine subjects receiving continuous ADT for prostate cancer (subjects) were compared to 39 age-matched controls not… CONTINUE READING

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