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Androgen Ablation for Prostate Cancer


Androgen ablation is a type of prostate cancer hormone therapy that specifically removes testosterone from the body or suppresses the body to use testosterone in hopes of controlling the prostate cancer. Surgical castration and medical castration are common types of androgen ablation and fall under the treatment category of prostate cancer hormone therapy.

 

 
 

 
 
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