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luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone analogs

[LOO-tee-uh-ny-zing] also called LHRH analogs, LHRH agonists, or gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogs. Man-made hormones, chemically similar to luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH). In men, they stop the testicles from making the male hormone testosterone and are sometimes used to treat prostate cancer. In women, they stop the ovaries from making the female hormone estrogen. See also androgen deprivation therapy, luteinizing hormone, luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone antagonists, prostate.

Cancer Glossary

... or gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogs. Man-made hormones,
chemically similar to luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH). ...

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

Hormone therapy for breast cancer

... for the hormones estrogen ... with luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone analogs
(these ... drugs called luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH ...

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

Hormone therapy for breast cancer in men

... Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) analogs and anti-androgens. ...
of the male hormone testosterone by the ... of male hormones on breast ...

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

Hormone therapy for breast cancer

... menopause if a drug to turn off the ovaries (a LHRH analog, see below ...
Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) analogs: The ovaries ...

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

Hormone (androgen deprivation) therapy for prostate cancer

... Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) analogs. ... by lower levels of
these other hormones. ... with orchiectomy or LHRH analogs as first-line ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... See also luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone analogs. ... male hormones)
in the ... therapy, luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone antagonists ...

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

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

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

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

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer

... Others block the action of those hormones. ... LHRH analogs (luteinizing
hormone-releasing analogs): These drugs lower testosterone levels just as ...

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

Prostate cancer that remains or recurs after treatment

... treatment is a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) analog ... are no
longer responding to hormones. ... the fact that hormone therapy (either ...

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