Androgen deprivation therapy

What is Androgen deprivation therapy?

Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), also called androgen suppression therapy,is a treatment based on the reduction of androgen hormones, which stimulate prostate cancer cells to grow.

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I have been diagnosed with postate cancer. My question is I am aware of various methods of treatment. I am looking at what would be the most...

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WHAT ARE THE LASTING EFFECTS TO THE BODY FROM LUPRON SHOTS

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Low testosterone

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Lupron given long term lowers the body's testosterone levels.

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