Title

Prostate cancer: Increased dementia risk following androgen deprivation therapy?

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

Nature Publishing Group

School

School of Medical Sciences / Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Care

RAS ID

24432

Comments

Originally published as : Martins, Ralph N. (02.2016). "Prostate cancer: Increased dementia risk following androgen deprivation therapy?". Nature reviews. Urology (1759-4812), 13 (4), p. 188-189. Article available here

Abstract

Although the increased use of androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer might be improving survival, a recent large retrospective cohort study that analysed hospital medical record data indicates that long therapy duration is associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease.

DOI

10.1038/nrurol.2016.34

Access Rights

Not open access