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Prostate Cancer / Breast Enlargement

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  • Posted By: exumab
  • September 7, 2007
  • 01:18 PM

Can anyone provide any information regarding the following?

I am a 63 yr old who was recently treated for Prostate Cancer with High Dosage Radiation.Prior to treatment I was given a hormone drug called Casodex. A drug which retards cancer growth. One of the possible side effects of this drug is breast enlargement (Gynecomastia). After taking it for about two weeks while awaiting the HDR mentioned above my breasts began to enlarge whereupon I immediately stopped taking the medication. I was left with enlarged breasts. I am told that before giving Casodex to males a small dose of radiation administered to the breasts can prevent breast enlargement.
Does anyone have "Any" experience or knowledge about this? Perhaps you can suggest a reliable information source I could use to find out more about this.Any information would be greatly appreciated. Many Thanks!!!!!

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  • Casodex need taking with other hormone drugs. Read about this drugs here: http://www.tabletsmanual.com/online/casodexBut you must consult to your doctor.
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