July 2013 Scotiabank Awareness Night
“Hormones, hormone therapy and prostate cancer”
Dr. Robert J Hamilton MD, MPH, FRCSC
Surgical Oncologist, The Princess Margaret University Health Network
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery (Urology), University of Toronto
Testosterone and related hormones that together we call “androgens” play a role in every aspect of prostate cancer…from reducing chances of being diagnosed with prostate cancer, reducing progression of low risk prostate cancer, as an additive to radiation therapy, to suppressing growth in patients with advanced cancers.
Dr. Hamilton presents the role of androgens and hormone therapy across the landscape of prostate cancer.
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Introduction by Aaron Bacher