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Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S, Malkowicz SB
Association between androgen deprivation therapy use and diagnosis of dementia in men with prostate cancer.
The purpose of this study was to analyze the association between androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) exposure and diagnosis of Alzheimer disease or dementia among elderly men with prostate cancer. Results showed that, among elderly patients with prostate cancer, ADT exposure was associated with subsequent diagnosis of Alzheimer disease or dementia over a follow-up period of at least 10 years.
Citation: Jayadevappa R, Chhatre S, Malkowicz SB . Association between androgen deprivation therapy use and diagnosis of dementia in men with prostate cancer. JAMA Netw Open 2019 Jul 3;2(7):e196562. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.6562..
Keywords: Cancer, Cancer: Prostate Cancer, Dementia, Elderly, Men's Health, Risk