Psychological effects of androgen-deprivation therapy on men with prostate cancer and their partners.

@article{Donovan2015PsychologicalEO,
  title={Psychological effects of androgen-deprivation therapy on men with prostate cancer and their partners.},
  author={Kristine A Donovan and Lauren M Walker and Richard Joel Wassersug and Lora M A Thompson and John W. Robinson},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2015},
  volume={121 24},
  pages={4286-99}
}
The clinical benefits of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) for men with prostate cancer (PC) have been well documented and include living free from the symptoms of metastases for longer periods and improved quality of life. However, ADT comes with a host of its own serious side effects. There is considerable evidence of the adverse cardiovascular, metabolic, and musculoskeletal effects of ADT. Far less has been written about the psychological effects of ADT. This review highlights several… CONTINUE READING
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