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dihydrotestosterone

[die-hi-dro-tes-TOSS-ter-own] also called DHT. A powerful form of male hormone produced by the action of 5-alpha reductase (a prostate enzyme) on testosterone. See also 5-alpha reductase, testosterone.

Cancer Glossary

... See also screening. DHT Search. see dihydrotestosterone. ... dihydrotestosterone
Search [die-hi-dro-tes-TOSS-ter-own]. also called DHT. ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... Search [al-fuh re-duck-tase]. an enzyme that converts testosterone ( a male
hormone) to a more active hormone called dihydrotestosterone (DHT). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=0-9

What is prostate cancer?

... The main androgen, testosterone, is made in the testicles. The enzyme 5-alpha
reductase converts testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-what-is-prostate-cancer

Hormone (androgen deprivation) therapy for prostate cancer

... reaching prostate cancer cells. The main androgens are testosterone
and dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Most of the body's ...

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

What is prostate cancer?

... The main androgen, testosterone, is made in the testicles. The enzyme 5-alpha
reductase converts testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/moreinformation/prostatecancerearlydetection/prostate-cancer-early-detection-what-is-prostate-cancer

What's new in prostate cancer research and treatment?

... as finasteride (Proscar) and dutasteride (Avodart), are drugs that block the
conversion of testosterone to the more active dihydrotestosterone (DHT). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-new-research

Prostate Cancer

... The main androgen, testosterone, is made in the testicles. The enzyme 5-alpha
reductase converts testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT). ...

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

Can prostate cancer be prevented?

... 5-alpha reductase is the enzyme in the body that changes testosterone into
dihydrotestosterone (DHT), the main hormone that causes the prostate ...

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

DHEA

... testosterone, dihydrotestosterone, and estradiol on proliferation and gene
expression in human LNCaP prostate cancer cells. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/pharmacologicalandbiologicaltreatment/dhea

American Cancer Society Guideline for the Early Detection of ...

... normal func- tioning depends on androgens, which include testos- terone
and dihydrotestosterone, among others. Prostate ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/download/2010+prostate+cancer+early+detection+guidelines.pdf