A 45-year-old member asked:
Should men receiving zoladex (goserelin) for prostate cancer also be on some form of hrt?
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Urology 37 years experience
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Should men receiving zoladex (goserelin) for prostate cancer be on some form of HRT as well?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Radiation Oncology 28 years experience
No: The purpose of zoladex (goserelin) is to lower the amount of testoserone a man's body makes because testosterone can stimulate the growth of prostate cancer cells. Medicines like zoladex (goserelin) do not really affect other hormones so there are no other hormones needing replacement either. Sometimes another anti-testosterone drug is used with the zoladex (goserelin) to deprive the cancer cells of testosterone effects even more.
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Last updated Dec 18, 2014
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