Prostate Cancer Medications = Men with prostate cancer can now live longer thanks to a new combination of medication.
Hormone therapy combined with pelvic lymph node treatment enhances cancer survival, according to research.
Date: June 21, 2022
Prostate Cancer Medications | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Summary: Source: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
A groundbreaking study found that a combination of androgen deprivation therapy (a common hormone injection) and pelvic lymph node radiotherapy kept prostate cancer at bay in over 90% of clinical trial subjects for five years.
Prostate Cancer Medications | Androgen Deprivation Therapy
Using androgen deprivation therapy, a common hormone injection, along with pelvic lymph node radiotherapy for five years prevented prostate cancer.
and radiotherapy to pelvic lymph nodes. Over 87 percent of these patients' five-year independence from progression.
According to Sandler, who holds the Ronald H. Bloom Family Chair in Cancer Therapeutics and is a professor of Radiation Oncology at Cedars-Sinai, the combination therapy method has "proven to be the most beneficial technique."
In the United States, prostate cancer affects 1 in 6 to 1 in 7 males, making it the most prevalent non-skin cancer. Despite the fact that the disease rarely has early warning signals, there is a reliable screening test that can detect it in its earliest stages. Prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, is the term used to describe the diagnosis.
A prostatectomy, or the surgical removal of the prostate, is a common procedure for men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer. A man's PSA following surgery.
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