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castration

[cass-tray-shun] surgery to remove the testicles; the medical term is orchiectomy. See also androgen deprivation therapy, chemical castration, testicles.

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... while surgical castration decreased. But in 2003, the trend reversed, and LHRH
treatments waned while surgical castrations increased. ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... castration Search [cass-tray-shun]. surgery to remove the testicles;
the medical term is orchiectomy. See also androgen ...

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

FDA Approves Xofigo for Advanced Prostate Cancer

... the body. When the cancer spreads or comes back after such treatment,
it's sometimes called castration-resistant. The FDA ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/fda-approves-xofigo-for-advanced-prostate-cancer

References: Prostate cancer detailed guide

... Cabazitaxel or mitoxantrone with prednisone in patients with metastatic
castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) previously treated with ...

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

Hormone (androgen deprivation) therapy for prostate cancer

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

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

FDA Approves Xofigo for Advanced Prostate Cancer

... the body. When the cancer spreads or comes back after such treatment,
it's sometimes called castration-resistant. The FDA ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/fda-approves-xofigo-for-advanced-prostate-cancer

Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures: 2014-2015

Page 1. Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures 2014-2015 Estimated
Numbers of Cancer Survivors by State as of January 1, 2014 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@research/documents/document/acspc-042801.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... See also estrogen, hormone, progesterone. orchiectomy Search [or-key-ECK-
tuh-me]. surgery to remove the testicles; also called castration. ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... See also anti-androgens, chemical castration, hormone therapy, luteinizing
hormone-releasing hormone antagonists, luteinizing hormone ...

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

New Prostate Cancer Drug Shows Promise

... Citation: "Phase I Clinical Trial of a Selective Inhibitor of CYP17, Abiraterone
Acetate, Confirms That Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/new-prostate-cancer-drug-shows-promise