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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2006.12.014
  • Title of Journal : UROLOGIC ONCOLOGY-SEMINARS AND ORIGINAL INVESTIGATIONS
  • Page Numbers: pp.141-146

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.