Acupuncture as a treatment for “hot flashes” associated with ADT

Many patients have sought out acupuncture as a method to gain relief from hot flashes associated with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). However, data from prospective clinical trials is at best limited. … READ MORE …

Your weekend news reports: March 21, 2009

This weekend’s news reports include items on:

  • Androgen pathway genes and prostate cancer risk
  • Pre-treatment PSA doubling time and prediction of Gleason score
  • The diagnosis of prostate cancer in men with a diagnosis of HG-PIN
  • Neoadjuvant hormone therapy in men undergoing brachytherapy
  • Acupuncture as a means to manage hot flashes … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news update: Monday, September 1

In today’s reports:

  • Zoledronic acid (Zometa) has confirmed it’s impact on skeletal strength in the “real world”
  • Time to recovered of “normal” testosterone levels after ADT has been measured in a prospective clinical trial
  • Acupuncture appear to work to relieve “hot flashes” in men on LHRH agonists … READ MORE …