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    Testosterone Suppression for Treating Prostate Cancer

    Treating prostate cancer with testosterone suppression has become popular in Florida and throughout the United States because of the therapy’s ability to reduce the spread of the cancer into areas outside the prostate. It is believed that prostate cancer grows rapidly when exposed to increased quantities of testosterone. Therefore, testosterone suppression helps to delay the progression and spread of the cancer, hence improving a patient’s chances of survival and quality of life. The production of testosterone can be stopped permanently or temporarily. The treatment comes in various forms, including injections and pills that can stop the production of testosterone by the testicles and protect the cells from the effects of testosterone already produced and circulating in the body. [Read Full Article…]

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