Does TRT really delay biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy (in selected patients)?

Some data presented a few weeks ago at the annual meeting of the European Association for Urology appear to have surprised not only the study’s authors, but pretty much everyone else as well. … READ MORE …

The post-treatment testosterone debate

Conventional wisdom (dating back to the 1940s) has long been that giving testosterone supplements to men who had been treated for prostate cancer is a really bad idea. … READ MORE …

TRT in treatment for hypogonadism and prostate cancer risk

Discussions about the pros and cons of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in relation to (a) stimulating risk for prostate cancer in men who have not been diagnosed and (b) recurrence of prostate cancer among men who have been diagnosed and treated often aren’t entirely clear about a very key factor. … READ MORE …

Testosterone replacement therapy and prostate cancer risk

A new article in the Journal of Clinical Oncology has further undermined the long-held belief that there was an inherently increased risk for prostate cancer among men who received treatment with testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) for low testosterone levels. … READ MORE …

The efficacy and safety of TRT in men with treated and untreated prostate cancer

As we have mentioned frequently before, the use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in men diagnosed with and/or treated for prostate cancer has been highly controversial, and the data supporting a role for TRT in such patients has been limited. … READ MORE …

The use of TRT in hypogonadal prostate cancer patients

We may be seeing the beginning of a real turning point in opinions about the role of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in men who have been treated for prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Testosterone replacement therapy after radiation therapy

Many urologists these days are fairly comfortable prescribing testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) for men who have had a radical prostatectomy and whose PSA has stayed at undetectable levels for some time. However, … READ MORE …