Bone mineral density in Jamaican men on androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer

@inproceedings{Morrison2011BoneMD,
  title={Bone mineral density in Jamaican men on androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer},
  author={Belinda F. Morrison and Ingrid E Burrowes and William Derval Aiken and Richard G. Mayhew and Horace Melford Fletcher and Marvin E Reid},
  booktitle={Infectious Agents and Cancer},
  year={2011}
}
Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) has been reported to reduce the bone mineral density (BMD) in men with prostate cancer (CaP). However, Afro-Caribbeans are under-represented in most studies. The aim was to determine the effect of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) on the bone mineral density (BMD) of men with prostate cancer in Jamaica. The study consisted of 346 Jamaican men, over 40 years of age: 133 ADT treated CaP cases (group 1), 43 hormone-naïve CaP controls (group 2) and 170 hormone na… CONTINUE READING

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