Antiandrogens as Monotherapy for Prostate Cancer

  title={Antiandrogens as Monotherapy for Prostate Cancer},
  author={F. Schroeder},
  journal={European Urology},
  pages={12 - 17}
  • F. Schroeder
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • European Urology
  • Castration or antiandrogen monotherapies remain options for prostate cancer treatment as only marginal benefits have been demonstrated with combined androgen blockade, although it may be that certain subgroups of patient may benefit. Of the nonsteroidal antiandrogens, bicalutamide 150 mg was as effective as castration in M0 patients with significant improvement in sexual interest and physical capacity, but the trial has yet to reach maturity. In M1 patients, bicalutamide 150 mg was not as… CONTINUE READING
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