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Jim Marshall (not a doctor) said ...

 

Most of us on hormone therapy (ADT) either don't have hot flushes, or find them tolerable.

But for some men, they are so bad they interfere with their life.

In this four minute YouTube video, PCRI Executive Director, medical oncologist Mark Scholz discusses a trial underway of a new drug that may help.

That trial is no longer taking new men, but if you are a man with troublesome hot flushes, you may find the discussion of the current alternatives might give you something to ask your doctor about.

 

... end Jim

Hormone therapy (Androgen Deprivation Therapy, ADT) drugs include:

Agonists

Zoladex (Goserelin), Lupron (leuprorelin), Eligard (leuprolide), Lucrin (leuprorelin acetate),  Suprefact/Suprecor (buserelin), Synarel (nafarelin), histrelin (Supprelin), Suprelorin/Ovuplant (deslorelin), Triptorelin (diphereline); and

Antagonists

Firmagon (degarelix)

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