The effects of combined androgen blockade on cognitive function during the first cycle of intermittent androgen suppression in patients with prostate cancer.

@article{Cherrier2003TheEO,
  title={The effects of combined androgen blockade on cognitive function during the first cycle of intermittent androgen suppression in patients with prostate cancer.},
  author={Monique M Cherrier and Arthur L Rose and Celestia S. Higano},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2003},
  volume={170 5},
  pages={1808-11}
}
PURPOSE Men with prostate specific antigen (PSA) only relapse of prostate cancer after primary therapy are generally fully functional and asymptomatic with a life expectancy of up to 10 or more years. These patients are often treated with androgen suppression. We evaluate the effects of androgen suppression on cognitive function. MATERIALS AND METHODS Hormone naïve patients without evidence of metastases with an increasing PSA were treated with intermittent androgen suppression consisting of… CONTINUE READING