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Is lupron (leuprolide) the last resort for prostate cancer?

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Dr. Terence Chapman
Urology - Oncology
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In brief: Not necessarily

Leuprolide is a common form of lhrh agonist which is used in the treatment of prostate cancer.
It reduces the hormone testosterone to low levels, killing much but not all of a patient's cancer. It is used in intermediate and high risk cases along with radiation for curative treatment. It is also used in men with more advanced disease. It depends on the situation but it is an effective tool.

In brief: Not necessarily

Leuprolide is a common form of lhrh agonist which is used in the treatment of prostate cancer.
It reduces the hormone testosterone to low levels, killing much but not all of a patient's cancer. It is used in intermediate and high risk cases along with radiation for curative treatment. It is also used in men with more advanced disease. It depends on the situation but it is an effective tool.
Dr. Terence Chapman
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In brief: Lupron (leuprolide)

Usually for intermediate to advanced disease, but many other treatments in addition or after lupron (leuprolide).

In brief: Lupron (leuprolide)

Usually for intermediate to advanced disease, but many other treatments in addition or after lupron (leuprolide).
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