Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of male cancer deaths in the UK. It is one of the few hormone-sensitive cancers and androgen ablation produces subjective and objective tumour regression in 70-80% of patients for a variable period. Orchidectomy remains the gold standard for treatment although there is an increasing number of equally effective medical alternatives.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||British Journal of Hospital Medicine|
|Publication status||Published - 19 May 1993|