A 56-year-old member asked:
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what to do if i'm a 58 year old man with prostate cancer , i'm undergoing radiation treatment and lupron (leuprolide) ,i get hot flashe?

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Dr. Laurie Harrell
29 years experience Radiation Oncology
Side effect: The most common side effect of Lupron (leuprolide) is hot flashes. Unfortunately there is not much to do about it. The good news is that Lupron (leuprolide) is stopping your prostate cancer from being active. Lupron (leuprolide) in addition to radiation has been shown to work better than radiation alone for some patients with prostate cancer.
Answered on Feb 9, 2019

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