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total androgen blockade

see combination hormone therapy.

Cancer Glossary

... to help block the cancer cells from using any remaining androgens (male
hormones). This is also called combined androgen blockade (CAB), total ...


References: Prostate cancer detailed guide

... Total androgen blockade versus a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone
agonist alone in men with high-risk prostate cancer treated with ...


Cancer Glossary

... function. TNM staging system Search. see staging. total androgen
blockade Search. see combination hormone therapy. total ...


Cancer Glossary

... for instance, if it leads to partial or total blockage of the ... Search [an-druh-jen
ab-lay-shun]. see androgen blockade, androgen deprivation therapy. ...


Prostate Cancer

... The total dose of radiation is computed so that it is high enough to ... Others block
the action of those hormones. Treatments to lower androgen levels ...


Advanced Cancer

... Drugs that lower androgen levels or block their effect can ... in the abdomen can
also sometimes block the thin ... but some doctors give the total dose of ...


Prostate Cancer Research Highlights | American Cancer ...

... is currently funding 82 studies totaling nearly $28 ... have been unable to fully
block mTOR, so ... of hormone therapy – the androgen receptor – that ...


Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures: 2014-2015

... US Total 14,483,830 ... to the HER2 receptor, targeted therapies block the spread ...
cancer may be treated with hormone (androgen deprivation) therapy ...


Breast Cancer Facts & Figures, 2013-2014.

... Therefore, the 26% increased relative risk results in a total of 8 additional ... risk
of breast cancer is by increasing estro- gen and androgen levels.120 ...


Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures 2012-2013

... US Total 13,683,850 ... Totals may not sum to 100% due to rounding ... Zola- dex)
and leuprolide (Lupron or Viadur) to block the androgen production of ...