Hormone therapy for prostate cancer linked to DEMENTIA, study finds

Mail Online | 7/5/2019 | Press Association
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A hormone therapy used to treat prostate cancer in men has been linked to an increased risk in dementia, new research has shown.

Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) suppresses male hormones and is used to treat prostate cancer of varying degrees, in the form of injections and implants, tablets or surgery.

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The large study in the US, which looked at nearly 155,000 men with an average age of 74, found that those given the therapy had a 20 percent increased risk of any type of dementia.

It also found a 14 percent increased risk of Alzheimer's disease compared to men not given ADT.

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