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Causes of Prostate Cancer - Docetaxel Dosing

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  • Causes of Prostate Cancer
    As this eMedTV article explains, the causes of prostate cancer are still under investigation. However, research has identified factors (such as family history) that, while not causes of the disease, may increase the risk of developing it.
  • Could Zoladex Shots Cause Anemia?
    Fatigue, pale skin, and headaches are possible signs of anemia that may occur while using Zoladex. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at whether shots of Zoladex could cause anemia and links to a more detailed list of possible side effects of this drug.
  • Depot Firmagon
    This eMedTV article explains that Firmagon is a type of depot injection, which means a small mass forms when this drug is injected under the skin. This resource explains how this depot slowly releases the medicine over the course of 28 days.
  • Docetaxel
    Docetaxel is a medicine prescribed for treating various cancers, such as lung, breast, and prostate cancer. This eMedTV segment describes this drug's uses in more detail, explains how it works, and provides general dosing guidelines.
  • Docetaxel (Taxotere)
    If you have cancer of the lung, breast, or prostate, you may benefit from docetaxel (Taxotere). This eMedTV selection gives a brief overview of this chemotherapy drug, with details on side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Docetaxel Dosing
    This eMedTV Web page explains that the docetaxel dosing guidelines will vary for each person, depending on things such as your weight and the type of cancer you have. This article also provides some suggestions for receiving your docetaxel infusion.
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