Androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer: Effects on hand function


CİNEVRE SOYUPEK F., Soyupek S., Perk H., ÖZORAK A.

UROLOGIC ONCOLOGY-SEMINARS AND ORIGINAL INVESTIGATIONS, vol.26, no.2, pp.141-146, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Objectives: Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed malignancy. Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LH-RH) agonists are used in most patients with locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer, and decrease testosterone production. We aimed to find Out the effects of androgen deprivation therapy with LH-RH agonist on the hand function, quality of life, and mood of the patients with prostate cancer.