Hormonal regulation of appetite and body mass in patients with advanced prostate cancer treated with combined androgen blockade.

@article{Nowicki2001HormonalRO,
  title={Hormonal regulation of appetite and body mass in patients with advanced prostate cancer treated with combined androgen blockade.},
  author={Michal R. Nowicki and Wladyslaw Bryc and Franciszek Kokot},
  journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation},
  year={2001},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={
          31-6
        }
}
Cachexia is rarely observed in patients with advanced prostate cancer treated with combined androgen blockade. Androgens play an important role in the regulation of body mass composition and influence the secretion of leptin, the appetite regulating hormone. The aim of the study was to assess the influence of a combined treatment with nonsteroidal antiandrogen and LH-RH analogue on the hormonal regulation of appetite and changes in body mass in patients with advanced prostate cancer (Whitmore… CONTINUE READING
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