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Synonyms for castration

the act or an instance of making one incapable of reproducing sexually

Synonyms for castration

neutering a male animal by removing the testicles

surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men)

the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work

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As far as treatment is concerned, African American men are more likely to undergo bilateral orchidectomy rather than receiving definitive or curative treatment for localised prostate cancer, regardless of income level.
Several different hormonal approaches are available for prostate cancer including bilateral orchidectomy (surgical removal of the testicles), GnRH analogues and anti-androgens.
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The therapeutic equivalence between bilateral orchidectomy and luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) analogs has been accepted for over 2 decades.
Bilateral orchidectomy should not be considered an obsolete alternative for metastatic cancer of the prostate.
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