Casodex: Preclinical Studies and Controversies a

@article{Furr1995CasodexPS,
  title={Casodex: Preclinical Studies and Controversies a},
  author={B. Furr},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1995},
  volume={761}
}
  • B. Furr
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
The established treatment for prostate cancer is endocrine manipulation since the growth of a majority of prostate tumors is stimulated by the male sex hormones, androgens. Thus, effective withdrawal of androgens by orchidectomy or estrogen therapy has been the major form of treatment for prostate cancer for several decades. Orchidectomy is unpopular with patients, causes a loss of libido and can result in psychological trauma; since it is ineffective in about one quarter of patients they will… Expand
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