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How do LHRH analogs treat prostate cancer?

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Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) analogs lower your body's ability to make testosterone to very low levels. The most commonly used LHRH analogs in the U.S. are leuprolide (Eligard, Lupron), histrelin (Vantas), triptorelin (Trelstar), and goserelin (Zoladex).

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American Cancer Society. 

National Cancer Institute. 

Cancer Research UK.  

News release, Astellas Pharma Inc.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on June 21, 2020

SOURCES: 

American Cancer Society. 

National Cancer Institute. 

Cancer Research UK.  

News release, Astellas Pharma Inc.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on June 21, 2020

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