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Getting a Move on the Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

by Carol L. Kornmehl, MD, FACRO

Prostate cancer is one of the most common malignancies to affect men. By altering the hormonal environment and reducing the amount of testosterone the body produces, cancer cells “starve” and die. This measure can increase the man’s survival. Hence, hormonal therapy, also known as androgen deprivation therapy, is a mainstream treatment for prostate cancer. A potential side effect is osteoporosis.

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Sports Heros "Team Up" Against Prostate Cancer

Spokespersons Len Dawson, Julius Erving, Stan Musial and Chi Chi Rodriguez are spreading the word about prostate cancer as well as new diagnosis and treatment options. Hopefully, basketball, baseball, football, golf and other sports fans will get the message that, if detected early enough, prostate cancer can be successfully treated and cured.

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