Estrogen in Patients with Prostatic Cancer

@article{Henriksson1991EstrogenIP,
  title={Estrogen in Patients with Prostatic Cancer},
  author={P. Henriksson},
  journal={Drug Safety},
  year={1991},
  volume={6},
  pages={47-53}
}
SummaryEstrogen therapy of patients with prostatic carcinoma appears to be at least as effective in antitumour activity as surgical castration; the recent therapeutic alternative of gonadorelin (gonadotrophin-releasing hormone) analogues has not to date been shown to improve patient outcome.Oral estrogen therapy in these patients increases the incidence of arterial ischaemic events, thromboembolic events and congestive heart failure. A plausible mechanism behind the enhanced cardiovascular… Expand
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