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What’s Causing Prostate Cancer Patients to Doze Off?

For prostate cancer patients, androgen deprivation therapy or ADT is a standard course of treatment aimed at stalling prostate cancer cells’ growth. A major drawback of ADT, however, is that patients’ energy levels can plummet, a side effect accompanied by depression and problems with cognitive functions. Until now, the mechanism behind this lethargy has been unclear.

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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