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luteinizing hormone

[LOO-tee-uh-ny-zing] also called LH. A hormone made by the pituitary that stimulates the testicles to make testosterone in men and the ovaries to make estrogen in women. See also hormone, pituitary, testicles, testosterone.

Hormone therapy for breast cancer | American Cancer Society

... positive — they contain receptors for the hormones estrogen (ER ... to menopause
or due to treatment with luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-treating-hormone-therapy

Cancer Glossary

... GnRH) analogs. Man-made hormones, chemically similar to luteinizing
hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH). In men, they ...

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

Evolution of cancer treatments: Hormone therapy | American ...

... as aromatase inhibitors, LHRH [luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone]
analogs and ... better understand how hormones influence cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/thehistoryofcancer/the-history-of-cancer-cancer-treatment-hormone-therapy

Cancer Glossary

... ability to use androgens (male hormones). ... as part of hormone therapy to ...
androgen deprivation therapy, luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone ...

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

Hormone therapy for ovarian cancer

... Hormone therapy is the use of hormones or hormone-blocking drugs to fight
cancer. ... Luteinizing-hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonists. ...

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

Hormone therapy for breast cancer in men | American Cancer ...

... aromatase) in fat tissue that converts male hormones from the ... in men, often
combined with a luteinizing releasing hormone analog to turn ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancerinmen/detailedguide/breast-cancer-in-men-treating-hormone-therapy

Hormone therapy for breast cancer | American Cancer Society

... Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) analogs: The ovaries are
the main source of estrogens in women who have not gone through ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/overviewguide/breast-cancer-overview-treating-hormone-therapy

Hormone (androgen deprivation) therapy for prostate cancer

... Others block the action of those hormones. ... its main effect is as a form of hormone
therapy ... Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) analogs. ...

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

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer

... Others block the action of those hormones. ... is as a form of hormone therapy. ...
LHRH analogs (luteinizing hormone-releasing analogs): These drugs ...

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

Leuprolide

... of the group of drugs known as hormones or hormone antagonists. It is a
man-made version of the body's luteinizing-hormone-releasing hormone ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/guidetocancerdrugs/leuprolide