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Hormone Therapy in Breast and Prostate Cancer (Cancer Drug Discovery and Development)

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Published by Humana Press .
Written in English


  • Oncology,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Medical,
  • Clinical Pharmacology,
  • Hormones,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Hormone therapy,
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism,
  • Chemotherapy,
  • Medical / Oncology,
  • Prostate,
  • Antagonists,
  • Therapeutic use,
  • Breast,
  • Cancer,
  • Estrogen

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Edition Notes

ContributionsV. Craig Jordan (Editor), Barrington J. A. Furr (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages436
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8253672M
ISBN 100896036731
ISBN 109780896036734

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  It has been recognized for many years that cancers originating in the breast and prostate gland are frequently 'endocrine-dependent. ' Traditional thera pies included surgical endocrine ablative procedures or pharmacologic hor mone administration, both designed to antagonize the stimulatory effects of sex steroid hormones. In the past decade, several new treatment strategies for . Written by the leading authority on hormone receptors and prostate cancer, this book reveals the surprising truth about how you can prevent and treat breast cancer, prostate cancer, and Alzheimer's with testosterone and other FDA-approved decades, doctors have sought to combat prostate cancer under the mistaken assumption that testosterone fueled its growth/5(23). Chapter 12 A New Treatment Protocol for Fighting Prostate Cancer with Hormone Regulation Chapter 13 The Standard Treatment for Breast Cancer and How to Significantly Improve upon It Chapter 14 A New Protocol for Curing Early-Stage Alzheimer's and for Halting Late-Stage Alzheimer's Chapter 15 Questions and Answers Hormone therapy used alone is the standard treatment for men who have a prostate cancer recurrence as documented by CT, MRI, or bone scan after treatment with radiation therapy or prostatectomy. therapy is sometimes recommended for men who have a "biochemical" recurrence—a rise in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level following primary local.

It is important to distinguish between systemic levels of E2 and testosterone arising from bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (and measured in blood, urine, or saliva), versus the cancer-forming high local levels of E2 and DHT arising from excessive conversion of testosterone to E2 or DHT inside the breast or prostate tissue. Why does hormone therapy cause breast swelling? Hormones occur naturally in your body. They control the growth and activity of normal cells. Testosterone is a male hormone mainly made by the testicles. Prostate cancer usually depends on testosterone to grow. Hormone therapy blocks or lowers the amount of testosterone in the body. Prostate cancer cells usually need testosterone to grow, so taking away or blocking it usually causes the cancer to shrink wherever it is in the body. Hormone therapy won’t cure your prostate cancer but it can keep it under control – often for several years – before more treatment is needed. These terms are sometimes used to describe how well a man's prostate cancer is responding to hormone therapy. Castrate-sensitive prostate cancer (CSPC) means the cancer is being controlled by keeping the testosterone level as low as what would be expected if the testicles were removed (called the castrate level). Levels can be kept this low.

A Man with Breast Cancer Following Hormonal Treatment for. 年5月24日 - With the increasing use of hormonal therapy for patients with prostatic cancer, it may result in hormonal imbalance with a relative hyper-estrogenic state, which may increase the risk of male breast cancer.   Hormone Therapy in Breast and Prostate Cancer by JORDAN V. CRAIG, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Alone to treat advanced breast cancer after other hormone drugs (like tamoxifen and often an aromatase inhibitor) have stopped working. In combination with a CDK 4/6 inhibitor or PI3K inhibitor to treat metastatic breast cancer as initial hormone therapy or after other hormone treatments have been tried. It is given by injections into the buttocks. Hormone therapy is a type of prostate cancer treatment that stops your body from making these hormones or letting them reach cancer cells. The cells then die or grow more slowly. The cells then.