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Hormone (androgen deprivation) therapy for prostate cancer

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


Treatment options for testicular cancer, by type and stage

... They are first treated by surgically removing the testicle and spermatic cord
(radical inguinal orchiectomy). After surgery, several choices exist: ...


Hormone therapy for prostate cancer

... Hormone therapy that lowers androgen levels. Orchiectomy: Even though
this is a type of surgery, its main effect is as a form of hormone therapy. ...


Surgery for testicular cancer

... Radical inguinal orchiectomy. All ... removed. This can be done at the same
time as the orchiectomy or during a second operation. ...


Surgery for testicular cancer

... Radical inguinal orchiectomy. ... Effects of orchiectomy: Losing a testicle usually
has no effect on a man's ability to get an erection and have sex. ...


Cancer Glossary

... hormone therapy, luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone antagonists,
luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonists, orchiectomy, testosterone ...


Prostate cancer that remains or recurs after treatment

... working. Usually the first treatment is a luteinizing hormone-releasing
hormone (LHRH) analog or antagonist (or orchiectomy). ...


How cancer treatments can affect sexuality and fertility

... Never. Sometimes. Usually*. Orchiectomy (removal of one testicle). Rarely.
Rarely. ... Never. Rarely**. Orchiectomy (removal of both testicles). Often. Often ...


Testicular Cancer

... This operation is called a radical inguinal orchiectomy. ... Surgery is typically
the first treatment for all testicular cancers. Radical inguinal orchiectomy ...


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

... Orchiectomy (castration). ... Orchiectomy shrinks most male breast cancers, and
may help make other treatments like tamoxifen more likely to work. ...