Posts Tagged ‘androgens’

URO TODAY:  Stopping the enzyme process that allows a prostate tumour to produce androgens could be the key in halting a tumour’s growth, researchers in Texas say. READ MORE>

Prostate cancer advances when tumors become resistant to hormone therapy, which is the standard treatment for patients, and begin producing their own androgens.

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JUNE 3: URO TODAY: Androgens are vital for growth and maintenance of the prostate; however, the notion that pathologic prostate growth, benign or malignant, can be stimulated by androgens is a commonly held belief without scientific basis. Therefore, the current prostatic guidelines for testosterone therapy appear to be overly restrictive and should be re-examined. READ MORE>

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