The history of endocrine therapy of benign and malignant diseases of the prostate

@article{Machtens2000TheHO,
  title={The history of endocrine therapy of benign and malignant diseases of the prostate},
  author={Stefan A. Machtens and Dirk Schultheiss and Markus Antonius Kuczyk and Michael C. Truss and Udo Jonas},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
  year={2000},
  volume={18},
  pages={222-226}
}
The discovery of endocrine therapy of diseases of the prostate can be regarded as one of the most important events in the history of medicine and in urology in particular. This article delivers an overview about scientists and clinicians involved in this work during the last 200 years. A close historical relation between the endocrine therapy of benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer can be recognized. The historical framework between the work of John Hunter in the late eighteenth… CONTINUE READING