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, where cancer has spread from its site of origin to different... 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

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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