LH-RH Agonists/GnRH Agonists for Prostate Cancer
Why It Is Used
LH-RH and GnRH agonists are used to treat Reference advanced prostate cancer Opens New Window. They are often used with other treatments, such as surgery or Reference radiation therapy Opens New Window.
LH-RH and GnRH agonist therapy can also be used to relieve pain caused by Reference metastatic prostate cancer Opens New Window.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: September 12, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology