Subscribe to RoboticOncology.com RSS Feed

Hormone Therapy Use Can Increase Death Rate in Women

This site requires Flash Player version 10.1 or higher. You can install the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player by clicking here.

FoxNews, 3:39

A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (AMA) shows a link between hormone replacement therapy taken after menopause and increased risk of death from breast cancer for women. For this reason, women should not have hormone therapy for a prolonged period of time, or without close supervision of a doctor. Dr. Samadi talks about a similar condition and relationship in men's health. As men get older, their level of testosterone decreases which leads to weight gain, fatigue, lower sexual drive and relationship in men.  Some doctors in the medical community call this condition "male menopause."  Dr. Samadi cautions men not take hormones for a prolonged period of time, or without being closely supervised by a doctor, as it can lead to increase death from prostate cancer, for example.  Samadi concludes that here are other treatments available to women for menopause like antidepressants and anti anxiety agents. It's essential to care for each patient differently with individualized treatment plans.

Views: 787

Back to Videos


Bookmark Using:
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Yahoo

Share on Facebook

Call to Make an Appointment With Dr. David Samadi:

1-212-365-5000

Click the contact link to learn how Dr. Samadi can help treat your prostate cancer and give you back your quality of life.

* The benefits of robotic surgery cannot be guaranteed as surgery is both patient and procedure specific. Previous surgical results do not guarantee future outcomes.
Testimonials
Ann, G

My husband and I have been extolling the virtues of Dr. David Samadi and Mt. Sinai Hospital since my husband’s robotic prostatectomy March 11, 2009, and we thought you would like to know of our positive experience...

more..
Nick, G

Όταν διαγνώσθηκα με καρκίνο του προστάτη αρκετούς μήνες πριν, άρχισα να ανησυχώ σοβαρά για την ζωή μου, δεδομένου ότι ο πατέρας μου πέθανε από αυτή την ασθένεια πριν από μερικά χρόνια...

more..
J. N. Fauta, MA, USA

My wife and I did extensive research and the name of Dr. David Samadi kept coming up as pioneer and leader in the field of robotic surgery. Dr. Samadi was everything that I had read and more, he was personable, compassionate and above all extremely professional.

more..
J. Barrie, Moscow, Russian Federation

When I chose Dr. Samadi to do my surgery, it was both as a result of personal recommendations and the fact that he had performed over 900 of these procedures and had mastered them."

more..