A Journey Completed
by Alyssa Phillips
My story has a happy ending, but it didn’t exactly start out that way – at all. In order for me to tell you how I got to where I am today and what I learned along the way, I must first tell you where I began.
Coping with the Side Effects of Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer
by Sylvie Aubin, PhD
Androgen deprivation therapy is a commonly prescribed treatment option for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. It consists of suppressing or stopping the production of male hormones and usually results in a decrease of the prostate-specific antigen, an important marker of cancer activity. Treatment approaches may include surgical removal of testes or drugs administered on a continual or intermittent basis.