Published in Cancer Weekly, January 11th, 2000
That is a desperate measure, but spreading prostate cancer is a killer, and some men become impotent anyway from prostate-removal surgery.
The study is the first to show that hormone-blocking treatments sometimes called "chemical castration" can save the lives of men with spreading prostate cancer, which kills 37,000 men a year in the United States. Such treatments should start at once if cancer cells are found in lymph nodes after prostate removal, Dr....
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