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Do cholesterol-lowering drugs affect treatment outcomes following prostate surgery?

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effect of cholesterol-lowering drugs (statins) on treatment outcomes following prostate surgery. Researchers found no link between statin use and disease recurrence risk after treatment with prostate surgery. Some background Statins are drugs that lower the cholesterol levels in the blood. Lower cholesterol...

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Metabolic syndrome increases disease progression in advanced prostate cancer

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the impact of metabolic syndrome on treatment outcome with abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) for hormone-resistant prostate cancer. Researchers concluded that metabolic syndrome has an adverse outcome on disease progression in advanced prostate cancer. Some background Hormone therapy is a common treatment used in...

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Metabolic disorders and prostate cancer

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the impact of metabolic disorders on long-term survival after prostate cancer diagnosis. Researchers concluded that men with metabolic disorders are at increased risk of mortality from all causes.  Some background Advances in treatment and early detection of prostate cancer have increased survival and led...

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