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Link between ADT and cardiovascular death not found

Added: Saturday 25 February 2012

A pooled analysis of medical research databases found no evidence that androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) increases cardiovascular mortality. In addition, the use of ADT in men with unfavorable-risk prostate cancer was found to be associated with improved prostate cancer–specific survival and overall survival. ADT is frequently used in treating prostate cancer, but there has been controversy about a possible link between ADT and cardiovascular deaths.


+  http://www.oncologystat.com/journals/journal_scans/Association_of_Androgen_Deprivation_Therapy_With_Cardiovascular_Death_in_Patients_With_Prostate_Cancer.html;jsessionid=0E6F1B5870A8DD7DFB9790D338004834


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