Hormone therapy for patients with prostate carcinoma.

  title={Hormone therapy for patients with prostate carcinoma.},
  author={Laurence H. Klotz},
  volume={88 12 Suppl},
BACKGROUND Androgen ablation as a treatment for patients with prostate carcinoma was described 60 years ago. Despite the long pedigree for this treatment, the optimal use of androgen ablation therapy remains extremely controversial. Monitoring the level of prostate specific antigen (PSA) has created a dramatic shift in the population of patients in whom androgen ablation is initiated. This has resulted in a number of changing concepts of treatment. Patients with recurrent prostate carcinoma… CONTINUE READING


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