Glossary Term:

Title

combination hormone therapy

Phonetic


Description

use of multiple ways to affect the body’s hormones. For example, complete blockage of androgen (male hormone) production that may include castration or use of LHRH analogs, plus the use of anti-androgens can be used to treat prostate cancer. This is also called combined androgen blockade (CAB), total hormonal ablation, total androgen blockade, or total androgen ablation. See also androgen, androgen deprivation therapy, castration, hormone therapy, luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone analogs.