androgen


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Synonyms for androgen

male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics

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Amplification of the androgen receptor gene in bone metastases from hormone-refractory prostate cancer.
Androgen receptor in human skeletal muscle and cultured muscle satellite cells: up-regulation by androgen treatment.
1 years with continuous androgen deprivation and 8.
We (5) have recently reported a direct analysis of the expression of the TMPRSS2:ERG fusion gene in surgical samples from a total of 84 patients, 24 of whom had received presurgery androgen ablation therapy.
Symptoms of androgen disorders tend to appear gradually over a number of years and range from mild to serious.
Continuous androgen deprivation was not associated with elevated risk for either acute myocardial infarction or hypercholesterolemia, however.
Avoid any supplement that may interfere with androgen function (for example milk thistle)
As androgens are also produced by the adrenal glands, your GP will want to do tests to assess them and your granddaughter's ovaries too.
CONCLUSION: Thus, arsenic-induced malignant transformation and acquired androgen independence are linked to Ras signaling activation in human prostate epithelial cells.
The NDA submission for apalutamide was based on Phase 3 data from the pivotal SPARTAN clinical trial, which assessed the safety and efficacy of apalutamide versus placebo in men with non-metastatic CRPC who have a rapidly rising prostate specific antigen despite receiving continuous androgen deprivation therapy.
This NDA submission for apalutamide was based on the company's Phase 3 data from the pivotal ARN-509-003 (SPARTAN) clinical trial, which assessed the safety and efficacy of apalutamide versus placebo in men with non-metastatic CRPC who have a rapidly rising prostate specific antigen (PSA) despite receiving continuous androgen deprivation therapy (ADT).
In men with advanced prostate cancer, growth of cancer cells depends on androgen receptor signaling, which is driven by androgens, such as testosterone.
The androgen is also responsible for the growth of prostate cancer.
The December 7, 2015, issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology published the results of a case-control study that found the risk of Alzheimer's disease was significantly higher among men who were prescribed androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer compared to those who did not receive it.