Efficacy and advantages in the use of low doses of anandron and estrogen combination in the treatment of prostate cancer

  title={Efficacy and advantages in the use of low doses of anandron and estrogen combination in the treatment of prostate cancer},
  author={B. Ramanath Rao and Albert A. Geldof and Clasina L. van der Wilt and Herman J. de Voogt},
  journal={The Prostate},
Treatment effects of RU 23908 antiandrogen (Anandron®) and estrogen in low doses on hormone‐dependent rat prostatic adenocarcinoma (R3327‐H) were investigated. Tumorbearing Copenhagen rats were treated for 6 weeks with 8 μg Anandron and 1 μg estradiol‐17β every two days. Reduction and counteraction of androgen synthesis and action was established by an observed decline in serum testosterone level and by changes in both histology and weight of androgen target organs. Prostate tumor growth rate… 
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