Endocrine approaches in the therapy of prostate carcinoma.

  title={Endocrine approaches in the therapy of prostate carcinoma.},
  author={F C D'ancona and Frans M. J. Debruyne},
  journal={Human reproduction update},
  volume={11 3},
At present, the management of non-organ confined prostate cancer, whether it is a recurrence or metastasis, continues to evolve based on prostate cancer detection using prostate-specific antigen and the development of medications as alternatives for the classical orchiectomy, which induced irreversible implications for quality of life. Diethylstilbestrol therapy was associated with cardiovascular side-effects; GnRH agonists were able to create a castration level, but again considerable side… CONTINUE READING
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