Healio explains how ADT (androgen deprivation therapy) may increase depression risk among men with prostate cancer.

“Men with prostate cancer who underwent androgen deprivation therapy with definitive radiation therapy demonstrated increased risk for depression and use of outpatient psychiatric services compared with men who received radiation therapy alone, according to study results published in Cancer.

This finding may support evidence regarding the long-term psychiatric health risks of ADT in the treatment of prostate cancer, according to researchers.”

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