Prostate Cancer Therapy May Increase Risk Of Death From Heart Disease In Older Men

Wed, 28 Feb 2007 10:00 PM EST

... Androgen deprivation therapy - one of the most common treatments for prostate cancer - may increase the risk of death from heart disease in patients over age 65, according to a new study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital and other institutions.The study results were based on data from CaPSURE, a national registry of men with prostate cancer. [click link for full article] ...