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AFP: A combination of radiation therapy and hormone treatment can cut by 43 percent the risk of death in men suffering from locally advanced or high-risk prostate cancer, according to research presented at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology conference. READ MORE>

It showed that adding radiation therapy to androgen deprivation therapy produced significant benefits for the cancer patients.

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MED-SCAPE TODAY: Androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) is a common treatment for men with prostate cancer, but patients who undergo this therapy are at an increased risk for skeletal fracture, incident diabetes, and cardiovascular-related mortality. READ MORE>

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NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFO-LINK: More research is needed to help decide the best form of treatment to prevent bone loss and fractures in men with advanced prostate cancer. Two studies of the use of  toremifene and denosumab in androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) were presented at the American Urological Association annual meeting in Chicago last weekend. READ MORE>

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