Gynecomastia in Patients with Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review

@inproceedings{Fagerlund2015GynecomastiaIP,
  title={Gynecomastia in Patients with Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review},
  author={Anders Fagerlund and Luigi Cormio and Lina Palangi and Richard Lewin and Fabio Santanelli di Pompeo and Anna Elander and Gennaro Selvaggi and Shian-Ying Sung},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Gynecomastia and/or mastodynia is a common medical problem in patients receiving antiandrogen (bicalutamide or flutamide) treatment for prostate cancer; up to 70% of these patients result to be affected; furthermore, this can jeopardise patients' quality of life. AIMS To systematically review the quality of evidence of the current literature regarding treatment options for bicalutamide-induced gynecomastia, including efficacy, safety and patients' quality of life. METHODS The… CONTINUE READING
1
Twitter Mention

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 20 REFERENCES

Efficacy and tolerability of radiotherapy as treatment for bicalutamide-induced gynaecomastia and breast pain in prostate cancer

H Van Poppel, C JTyrrell, +3 authors P Colombeau
  • European urology
  • 2005
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Evaluation of tamoxifen and anastrozole in the prevention of gynecomastia and breast pain induced by bicalutamide monotherapy of prostate cancer.

  • Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • 2005
VIEW 10 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Gynecomastia: A systematic review.

  • Journal of plastic surgery and hand surgery
  • 2015
VIEW 3 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…