Practitioner 2010; 254 (1729): 10-11

Reducing hot flushes in men treated for prostate cancer

19 May 2010Registered users

'For GPs it is also useful to know, that given the common co-existence of significant depression in cancer patients, treatment with an SSRI may significantly improve hot flushes for prostate cancer patients. Initiation of the more effective hormonal treatments will, however, most likely be carried out by uro-oncologists rather than in a primary care setting.'

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