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Why do we use prednisone for prostate cancer?

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Dr. James Lin
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Urology 53 years experience
Here are some...: Its precise reasons for prednisone being used for prostate cancer remains unclear, but its use has proved to enhance anti-cancerous effects from available anti-cancer drugs as demonstrated in its use for treating many cancers of white blood cells. Besides, it help improve appetite and general well-being. Of course, it may come with its side effects like fluid retention, poor wound healing, etc....
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