Hormonal Therapy

Zytiga™ (05-31-2011)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Abiraterone Trade Name: Zytiga™ How is this drug used? Zytiga is used in combination with prednisone for metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer that has previously been treated with the chemotherapy drug... Continue Reading

Nolvadex® (10-19-2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Tamoxifen (tam-OCKS-eh-fin), tamoxifen citrate Trade Name: Nolvadex® How is this drug used? Tamoxifen is FDA approved for the treatment of hormone-positive or hormone receptor unknown breast cancer, or for the... Continue Reading

Nolvadex® (10-19-2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Tamoxifen (tam-OCKS-eh-fin), tamoxifen citrate Trade Name: Nolvadex® How is this drug used? Tamoxifen is FDA approved for the treatment of hormone-positive or hormone receptor unknown breast cancer, or for the... Continue Reading

nilutamide (10-19-2010)

Class: Hormonal Therapy    Generic Name: nilutamide (ni-LOO-te-mide) Trade Name: Nilandron®, Anandron® How is this drug used? Nilutamide is approved for the treatment of stage D2 prostate cancer in conjunction with surgical castration, where cancer... Continue Reading

Nilandron® (10-19-2010)

Class: Hormonal Therapy    Generic Name: nilutamide (ni-LOO-te-mide) Trade Name: Nilandron®, Anandron® How is this drug used? Nilutamide is approved for the treatment of stage D2 prostate cancer in conjunction with surgical castration, where cancer... Continue Reading

Nilandron® (10-19-2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Nilutamide (ni-LOO-te-mide) Trade Name: Nilandron®, Anandron® How is this drug used? Nilutamide is approved for the treatment of stage D2 prostate cancer, where cancer has spread from its site of origin to different... Continue Reading

megestrol acetate (10-18-2010)

Class: Hormonal agent Generic Name: Megestrol acetate (MEJ-eh-strol ASS-eh-tate) Trade Name: Megace® How is this drug used? Megestrol acetate is FDA approved for the treatment of inoperable, recurrent or metastatic uterine or breast cancer. It is important... Continue Reading

Leuprolide (10-18-2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Leuprolide (LOO-proe-lide) Trade Name: Eligard®, Lupron®, Lupron Depot®, Viadur® How is this drug used? Leuprolide is FDA approved for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. It is important for patients... Continue Reading

Viadur® (10-18-2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Leuprolide (LOO-proe-lide) Trade Name: Eligard®, Lupron®, Lupron Depot®, Viadur® How is this drug used? Leuprolide is FDA approved for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. It is important for patients... Continue Reading

Viadur® (10-18-2010)

Class: Hormonal therapy Generic Name: Leuprolide (LOO-proe-lide) Trade Name: Eligard®, Lupron®, Lupron Depot®, Viadur® How is this drug used? Leuprolide is FDA approved for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. It is important for patients... Continue Reading

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