Well: Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Depression

Androgen deprivation therapy, a widely used prostate cancer treatment, may increase depression risk.
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Conclusions: Results highlight the feasibility and benefits of utilizing PROMIS® CATs to repeatedly assess psychosocial functioning using a web-based method and indicate that web-based interventions may be effective for decreasing psychosocial distress and adverse symptoms among men with APC undergoing hormone therapy. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2019 APA, all rights reserved)
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Title: Hormonal Therapy for Prostate Cancer Might Raise Depression RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/20/2019 12:00:00 AM
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Publication date: Available online 2 December 2016 Source:The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology Author(s): Vin Tangpricha, Martin den Heijer Transgender women experience lifelong gender dysphoria due to a gender assignment at birth that is incongruent with their gender identity. They often seek hormone therapy, with or without surgery, to improve their gender dysphoria and to better align their physical and psychological features with a more feminine gender role. Some of the desired physical changes from oestrogen and anti-androgen therapy include decreased body and facial hair, decreased muscle mass, breast growth, and...
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This slide show highlights some of the top prostate cancer news of 2016, including studies on aspirin use and cancer risk, the increased incidence of colorectal tumors in prostate cancer patients, hormone therapy and a link to depression, and more.
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Conclusion Decisions about treatment for prostate cancer are fraught with difficulty, especially in the early stages. Because many prostate cancers grow very slowly, some men don't need treatment and will never be bothered by their cancer. However, some cancers grow and spread around the body, and can be fatal if not treated. Until now, there's been insufficient good information to help men decide whether to choose surgery, radiotherapy or active monitoring. These studies give us the best evidence yet to compare the results of the three most commonly-used treatments. The results don't tell us that one treatment is better f...
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On May 13, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (HHS OCR) issued a historic new rule that codifies nationwide nondiscrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in health facilities, programs, and activities receiving federal funding. This rule confirms that Affordable Care Act Section 1557 prohibits discrimination against LGBT people in health insurance coverage and health care. Key provisions of the final rule that relate specifically to LGBT people include: Interpreting Section 1557’s sex nondiscrimination protections to include explic...
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(NaturalNews) Prostate cancer patients who receive hormone therapy as part of their treatment are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's and face an increased risk of depression, a pair of recent studies has shown.A common treatment for prostate cancer involves the use of androgen...
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Men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for localized prostate cancer have a significantly higher risk of developing depression, according to a new study.
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(Reuters Health) - Men who take hormone therapy for prostate cancer may have a higher risk of depression than patients who receive different treatment for these malignancies, a U.S. study suggests.
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Title: Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to DepressionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/11/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
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