maximum androgen ablation
maximum androgen ablationA form of hormonal therapy for prostate cancer using combined therapy—e.g., gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist plus flutamide—to decrease effects of gonadal and adrenal androgens.
MAA was said to provide a ± 6 month survival advantage, but it is no longer in active use.
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maximum androgen ablationA form of hormonal therapy for prostate CA using combined therapy–eg, gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist plus flutamide, to ↓ effects of gonadal and adrenal androgens
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