Treatment-related neuroendocrine prostate cancer resulting in Cushing's syndrome.

  title={Treatment-related neuroendocrine prostate cancer resulting in Cushing's syndrome.},
  author={Sundhar Ramalingam and Adva Eisenberg and Wen Chi Foo and Jennifer A. Freedman and Andrew James Armstrong and Larry G. Moss and Michael R. Harrison},
  journal={International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association},
  volume={23 12},
Here we present, to the best of our knowledge, the first case of a paraneoplastic Cushing's syndrome (hypercortisolism) resulting from treatment-related neuroendocrine prostate cancer - a highly aggressive and difficult disease to treat. A 51-year-old man was started on androgen deprivation therapy after presenting with metastatic prostate cancer, characterized by diffuse osseous metastasis. Shortly thereafter, he developed progressive disease with biopsy proven neuroendocrine prostate cancer… CONTINUE READING