Luteinizing hormone releasing hormone agonist

Luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist

A substance that blocks the action of LHRH, a hormone that stimulates the production of testosterone (a male hormone) in men. Used to treat prostate cancers that require testosterone for growth.
Mentioned in: Prostate Cancer
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Failure to achieve castrate levels of testosterone during luteinizing hormone releasing hormone agonist therapy: the case for monitoring serum testosterone and a treatment decision algorithm.
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Ipsen (Paris:IPN) announced that its partner Debiopharm presented today the results of a phase III study with its new 6-month formulation of Decapeptyl([R]1), a luteinizing hormone releasing hormone agonist (LHRHa) for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer.

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