Chapter 12. Endocrine Therapy for Prostate Cancer: The Latest

  1. Winsor Bowsher1 and
  2. Adam Carter2
  1. A. Goyal and
  2. W. Bowsher

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755006.ch12

Challenges in Prostate Cancer, Second Edition

Challenges in Prostate Cancer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Goyal, A. and Bowsher, W. (2006) Endocrine Therapy for Prostate Cancer: The Latest, in Challenges in Prostate Cancer, Second Edition (eds W. Bowsher and A. Carter), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755006.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

    St Joseph's Hospital, Newport, South Wales, UK

  2. 2

    Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, South Wales, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107525

Online ISBN: 9780470755006

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Keywords:

  • therapy;
  • hormone;
  • gene therapy;
  • injections;
  • diethylstilbestrol

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • SURGICAL CASTRATION

  • OESTROGENS

  • GnRH ANALOGUES

  • MAXIMUM ANDROGEN BLOCKADE

  • INTERMITTENT VERSUS CONTINUOUS HORMONAL THERAPY

  • ADJUVANT AND NEO-ADJUVANT HORMONAL THERAPY IN LOCALLY ADVANCED DISEASE

  • ANTI-ANDROGEN MONOTHERAPY

  • THE EARLY PROSTATE CANCER PROGRAMME

  • EARLY VERSUS DEFERRED TREATMENT FOR METASTATIC DISEASE

  • SIDE EFFECTS OF ENDOCRINE THERAPY AND ITS TREATMENT

  • NOVEL AGENTS

  • CONCLUSIONS