Bone Health in Men Receiving Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Androgen Antagonists
  • Bone Diseases
  • Orchiectomy
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • Androgen deprivation therapy associated bone loss adversely affects bone health, patient quality of life and survival in men with prostate cancer. Increased awareness of this issue, identification of risk factors, lifestyle modification and initiation of bisphosphonate therapy can improve outcomes. Education of patients and physicians regarding the importance of screening, prevention and treatment is essential.

publication date

  • January 2007

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2006.08.089

PubMed ID

  • 17161994

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 17

end page

  • 24

volume

  • 177

number

  • 1