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androgen blockade

use of drugs to disrupt the actions of androgens or male hormones. See also androgens, androgen deprivation therapy, combined hormone therapy, hormone therapy.

Hormone (androgen deprivation) therapy for prostate cancer

... Others block the action of those hormones. Treatments to lower androgen
levels. ... This is called combined androgen blockade (CAB). ...

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

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer

... Enzalutamide (Xtandi ® ): This drug is a newer type of anti-androgen. It
doesn't block androgens from binding to the protein in the cell. ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... to help block the cancer cells from using any remaining androgens (male
hormones). This is also called combined androgen blockade (CAB), total ...

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

References: Prostate cancer detailed guide

... Akaza H, Hinotsu S, Usami M, et al; Study Group for the Combined
Androgen Blockade Therapy of Prostate Cancer. Combined ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-references

Cancer Glossary

... androgen ablation Search [an-druh-jen ab-lay-shun]. see androgen
blockade, androgen deprivation therapy. androgen ...

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

Study: New Drug Enzalutamide Extends Life in Advanced ...

... Prostate cancer cells have androgen receptors on their surface. ... Anti-androgens
help block this signal, but eventually almost all prostate cancers ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/study-new-drug-enzalutamide-extends-life-in-advanced-prostate-cancer

Study: New Drug Enzalutamide Extends Life in Advanced ...

... Prostate cancer cells have androgen receptors on their surface. ... Anti-androgens
help block this signal, but eventually almost all prostate cancers ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/study-new-drug-enzalutamide-extends-life-in-advanced-prostate-cancer

Cancer Glossary

... function. TNM staging system Search. see staging. total androgen
blockade Search. see combination hormone therapy. total ...

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

Prostate Cancer

... hormones). Others block the action of those hormones. Treatments to
lower androgen levels Orchiectomy (surgical castration) ...

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

Drug treatment for advanced cancer

... prostate cancers grow. Drugs that lower androgen levels or block their
effect can help stop or slow growth of these cancers. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/advancedcancer/advanced-cancer-drug-treatment