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Hormone Therapy

Hormone replacement increases kidney stone risk

Women who take hormone replacement after menopause are at increased risk of developing kidney stones, new research shows.

“It doesn’t mean that women should stop taking hormone therapy based on this fact, but it does need to be taken into account when deciding to take the hormones or not,” Dr. Naim M. Maalouf of… Hormone replacement increases kidney stone risk   



Adding radiation to hormone therapy for prostate cancer treatment will increase survival chances

Prostate cancer patients who are treated with a combination of hormone therapy and radiation have a substantially improved chance of survival compared to patients who do not receive radiation, according to interim results of the largest randomized study of its kind presented at the plenary session, November 1, 2010, at the 52nd Annual Meeting… Adding radiation to hormone therapy for prostate cancer treatment will increase survival chances   



Drug slows advanced prostate cancer: study

A drug that is already approved for prostate cancer has been shown to slow the spread of advanced forms of the disease for the first time, according to research released Saturday.

Zytiga, made by Johnson and Johnson, is being tested in a randomized phase III trial involving 1,088 men with prostate cancer at 151… Drug slows advanced prostate cancer: study   



5 Tips For Great Sex After Prostate Cancer

It’s very likely that whichever prostate cancer treatment you choose - prostatectomy surgery, hormone therapy, brachytherapy, external beam radiation, or HIFU (high intensity focused ultrasound) - will impact your sex life. Exactly how depends on which method you choose and your dedication to getting back in bed.

“Once patients are assured that they will… 5 Tips For Great Sex After Prostate Cancer   



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