• ADT not associated with increased risk for cardiovascular mortality in prostate cancer

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The addition of androgen deprivation therapy to radiation therapy did not appear associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular mortality among men with prostate cancer, according to a study published in Cancer.
    The lack of an association extended to subgroups of men with preexisting comorbidities and cardiovascular disease in the secondary analysis of the randomized PLCO Cancer Screening Trial.
    “We were motivated to study the association between ADT and cardiovascular mortality prior studies have suggested that ADT may increase the
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