Androgen-deprivation therapy in treatment of prostate cancer and risk of myocardial infarction and stroke: a nationwide Danish population-based cohort study.

@article{Jespersen2014AndrogendeprivationTI,
  title={Androgen-deprivation therapy in treatment of prostate cancer and risk of myocardial infarction and stroke: a nationwide Danish population-based cohort study.},
  author={Christina Gade Jespersen and Mette N\orgaard and Michael Borre},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2014},
  volume={65 4},
  pages={704-9}
}
BACKGROUND Androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) has been suggested to increase the risk for cardiovascular diseases, including myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke, but data are inconsistent. OBJECTIVES To investigate the association between ADT and risk for MI and stroke in Danish men with prostate cancer. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS A national cohort study of all patients with incident prostate cancer registered in the Danish Cancer Registry from January 1, 2002, through 2010 was… CONTINUE READING
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