Carcinoma of the prostate. Hormonal therapy

John T. Grayhack*, Thomas C. Keeler, James M. Kozlowski

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A selective review of the literature regarding hormonal therapy for patients with carcinoma of the prostate is presented to assess the current status of the following: (1) therapeutic advantages, disadvantages and risks of alternate approaches to hormonal therapy; (2) observations to predict the magnitude and duration of response to therapy; (3) indications for initiating hormone therapy; (4) the short‐term and long‐term effects of therapy; and (5) role of hormone therapy in patients with recurrent tumor activity after initial hormonal measures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)589-601
Number of pages13
Issue number3 S
StatePublished - Aug 1 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


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