Anti-androgen shows benefit as adjuvant PCa therapy


Vienna, Austria--The first analysis of the Early Prostate Cancer program-presented3 years ago at the European Association of Urology annual congress-revealedthat the anti-androgen bicalutamide (Casodex), 150 mg, cuts prostate cancerprogression risk almost in half in patients with localized or locally advanceddisease. A second analysis, presented at this year's meeting, confirmedthat the earlier finding holds true whether patients are treated with radicalprostatectomy, radiotherapy, or watchful waiting.

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