Thiazolidinediones and metformin associated with improved survival of diabetic prostate cancer patients.

@article{He2011ThiazolidinedionesAM,
  title={Thiazolidinediones and metformin associated with improved survival of diabetic prostate cancer patients.},
  author={X He and Shi Ming Tu and M Lee and S J Yeung},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 12},
  pages={2640-5}
}
BACKGROUND The association between antidiabetic medications and the prognosis of human prostate cancer has not been explored. This study examined the impact of these drugs on the outcomes of diabetic patients with prostate cancer to provide a basis for diabetes management strategy in these patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Records of consecutive prostate cancer patients with coexisting diabetes mellitus type 2 who were treated at the study institution between 15 July 1999 and 31 December 2008… CONTINUE READING