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Synonyms for androgen

male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics

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Antiandrogen withdrawal alone or in combination with ketoconazole in androgen-independent prostate cancer patients: A phase III trial (CALGB 9583) J Clin Oncol 2004;22:1025-33.
note that DiNP is less potent as an antiandrogen than the other phthalates.
That heightened sensitivity makes prostate cancer cells resistant to existing antiandrogen therapies.
Control of hidradenitis suppurativa in women using combined antiandrogen (cyproterone acetate) and oestrogen therapy.
Potent antiandrogen and androgen receptor activities of an Angelica gigas-containing herbal formulation: identification of decursin as a novel and active compound with implications for prevention and treatment of prostate cancer.
The self-identified male-to-female transgender youth has a bottle of water in one hand and an antiandrogen hormone pill in the other.
Prostate cancer dedifferentiation following antiandrogen therapy: a morphological finding or an increased tumor aggressiveness?
He was placed on oral antiandrogen therapy (flutamide 750 mg/d).
Bicalutamide is an oral nonsteroidal antiandrogen used to treat prostate cancer.
Even men with advanced prostate cancer use antiandrogen medications long enough to get the cancer under control, and then take a "vacation" until blood tests suggest that the cancer is starting to grow again.
21) It relies heavily on the use of SSRIs (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) in mild cases and on antiandrogen treatment in extreme cases.
Perhaps the only hormonal therapy deserving attention in the next decade is the potential role of antiandrogen monotherapy (e.
The treatment is a new member of the antiandrogen family of drugs, called Casodex, which has been developed by AstraZeneca.
Treatment of male hypersexual conditions by a non-oestrogenic antiandrogen.
Finally, the doctor may prescribe an antiandrogen drug, such as spironolactone, which helps prevent androgens from causing excessive oil production.