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MINI REVIEW
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 199-204

Endocrine manipulations in cancer prostate: A review


1 Department of Medicine VI and Endocrinology, PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryan, India
2 Department of Endocrinology, PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryan, India

Correspondence Address:
Rajesh Rajput
H.No. 241, sector-2, HUDA, Rohtak - 124 001, Haryana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.104039

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Prostate cancer is an androgen dependent condition where Dihydrotestosterone promotes the growth of the neoplastic tissue. Androgen deprivation has been the mainstay of therapy for this condition. This can be achieved by surgical or medical means. Types of medical regimens are intermittent maximal or sequential androgen blockade.


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