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Prostate Cancer Hormonal Therapy Tied to Kidney Risks

By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men treated for prostate cancer with androgen deprivation therapy have a higher risk of developing kidney problems, a new study suggests. The treatment lowers the risk of death among men with advanced, aggressive prostate cancer. However, researchers said,...

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Cancer Risk Increased in Azoospermic Men

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Men with azoospermia have a risk of developing cancer 2.9 times higher than the general population, according to data from a Texas andrology clinic. This is apparently the first report of such a link. “Although other research has suggested increased risk of testicular...

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High-Risk Prostate Cancer Responds Well to Radiotherapy Plus Androgen Deprivation

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Contrary to a historically pessimistic outlook, high-risk prostate cancer can be controlled with moderate high-dose radiation treatment and prolonged androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT). That word comes from a team at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in...