Published in Clinical Oncology Week, October 8th, 2007
"Osteoporosis is positively correlated with late-onset hypogonadism and increases under androgen deprivation therapy. The evaluation of osteoporosis should be done in cooperation with an endocrinologist. Measurement of bone mineral density is recommended before starting androgen deprivation therapy. Patients with fracture and/or decreased bone mineral density 2.5 or more standard deviations below normal peak bone mass of young men...
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