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Archive for April, 2011

Types Of Hormone Therapy For The Treatment Of Prostate Cancer

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Hormone therapy treatment for prostate cancer may be subdivided into two groups: a) surgical and b) medical therapies. a) Surgical Therapy The surgical approach is bilateral orchiectomy or the removal of both testicles which the main source of androgen (testosterone) production. Typically, this procedure can be performed as a minor surgical procedure under local anesthesia. […]

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Hormone Treatment For Prostate Cancer

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Hormone therapy treatment for prostate cancer is designed to eliminate the male hormones (androgens) from the body. Androgens are necessary for the development and function of the male sexual organs and male sexual characteristics such hair growth and voice changes. Androgens are primarily produced by the testicles, under control of various parts of the brain. […]

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