Navigation Links
Cure for osteoporosis in prostate cancer patients

Osteoporosis can be prevented in prostate cancer patients who are undergoing androgen deprivation therapy by administering dosages of diethylstilbesterol. The researchers at the New York Cornell Medical Center say this non steroidal synthetic oestrogen should be considered as a monotherapy in men who require long-term antiandrogen therapy.//

Over 18 months the researchers evaluated 54 patients with clinically localised prostate cancer and 24 with benign prostatic hyperplasia. Those with prostate cancer were either treated with external beam radiotherapy without androgen deprivation or started on androgen deprivation therapy.

Serum testosterone and oestradiol, along with urinary collagen type I cross-linked N-telopeptides, were analysed at follow-up. Three separate morning urine samples on three separate months were collected from each patient and analysed for N-telopeptides.

Patients on androgen deprivation therapy who were not treated with diethylstilbesterol had a higher level of urinary creatinine than patients treated with the synthetic oestrogen. Patients on deithylstilbesterol did not have any higher levels of bone breakdown than patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia or those who never received any androgen deprivation. Researches said the treatment was safe and efficacious.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Cement injections linked to osteoporosis
2. Less exercise doesnt help prevent osteoporosis
3. Onions to prevent osteoporosis
4. Drug for osteoporosis can reduce memory loss in elderly women
5. Reduce risk of osteoporosis in children by taking Vitamin D during Pregnancy
6. Another osteoporosis buster: onion
7. IOF world congress to discuss osteoporosis: a multi group of experts to attend
8. Turmeric to prevent arthritis and osteoporosis
9. Vitamin D or Anti-osteoporosis Drug Reduces Bone Loss from Binge Drinking
10. Anti-osteoporosis Drugs Could Result in Irregular Heart Rhythm, New Study
11. Better prostate cancer detection
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/6/2016)... ... February 06, 2016 , ... ... , MEDIA ADVISORY: 5000 PERIOPERATIVE NURSES EXPECTED AT AORN SURGICAL CONFERENCE & ... nurses in the world with an estimated 5000 perioperative nurses in attendance ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... SARASOTA, Florida (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... an event he has completed every year since it started in 2003. This year, ... attracting the attention of fellow runners and NBA team the Miami Heat. , This ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... p.m. at the Day Block Event Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Triumph Over Parkinson’s will ... , Larry Schneiderman, owner of Schneiderman’s Furniture, lives with Parkinson’s disease and is the ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 05, 2016 , ... After years as an active staff surgeon and having ... surgeon Dr. Wayne Carman transitioned to chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at ... term as chief and began a second three-year term in January of 2016. , ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... , ... Regular gym users know the routine: each January, they see a ... treadmills. It’s a predictable trend. After the excesses of November and December, people make ... joining gyms, starting new walking or running routines, or signing up for Zumba. And ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/5/2016)... York , February 5, 2016 ... Transparency Market Research report states that the global active ... 2014 and is predicted to reach US$185.9 bn by ... of 6.50% from 2014 to 2020. The title of ... Chemical/Biological, Captive/Contract Manufactured, by Geography, and by Therapeutic Area) ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... MELVILLE, N.Y. , Feb. 5, 2016  Henry ... of health care products and services to office-based dental, ... has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority ... dental supplies and equipment in Brazil ... Headquartered in Blumenau, Brazil, Dental Cremer is the dental ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... , Feb. 4, 2016 For hospitals considering ... those already participating in the program, the Health Resources ... to as the , Mega-Guidance , could have significant ... is published in September 2016. Essential Insights ... Service Marketing , summarizes the Mega-Guidance,s key proposed changes, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: