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Androgenic hormones in anaemia


Despite the many claims made (see Medical Letter, Brit. ed. 1962, 1, 38), androgens and the anabolic steroids related to them have been shown to be of value only in male hypogonadism, in breast cancer in women after the menopause and in some patients with myelofibrosis and aplastic anaemia.

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  • * Based on material published in The Medical Letter, New York, 14 August 1964.