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Hormone (androgen deprivation) therapy for prostate cancer

... despite low testosterone levels from LHRH agonists, LHRH antagonists, or ...
stop the testicles from making testosterone (LHRH agonist or antagonist ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-hormone-therapy

Hormone therapy for ovarian cancer

... hormone (LHRH) agonists. LHRH agonists (sometimes called GnRH
agonists) switch off estrogen production by the ovaries. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-treating-hormone-therapy

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer

... more quickly and do not cause tumor flare like the LHRH agonists do. ... t had
their testicles removed need to stay on LHRH agonist (or antagonist ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/overviewguide/prostate-cancer-overview-treating-hormone-therapy

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... LHRH agonists—called triptorelin—increased in use after institution of the
Medicare Modernization Act. This drug was also the only LHRH agonist ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=99

Hormone therapy for cancer of unknown primary

... For breast cancer, types of hormone therapy include drugs like tamoxifen,
LHRH agonists like leuprolide (Lupron ® ) and goserelin (Zoladex ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerofunknownprimary/detailedguide/cancer-unknown-primary-treating-hormone-therapy

Cancer Glossary

... LHRH Search. see luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone. LHRH agonists
Search. see luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone analogs. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=l

Prostate Cancer Overview

... more quickly and do not cause tumor flare like the LHRH agonists do. ... t had
their testicles removed need to stay on LHRH agonist (or antagonist ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003072-pdf.pdf

Prostate cancer that remains or recurs after treatment

... prostate cancer (CRPC) is cancer that is still growing despite the fact that
hormone therapy (either an orchiectomy or an LHRH agonist or antagonist ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-recurrence

Prostate Cancer

... despite low testosterone levels from LHRH agonists, LHRH antagonists, or ...
stop the testicles from making testosterone (LHRH agonist or antagonist ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003134-pdf.pdf

Systemic treatments for bone metastases

... Men can be given drugs such as luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone
(LHRH) agonists or antagonists, which block testosterone production. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/bonemetastasis/bone-metastasis-treating-systemic-treatments