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Bicalutamide for Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy


Bicalutamide (registered as Casodex) is an anti – androgen used as a prostate cancer hormone therapy. Bicalutamide fits into the receptors of the nuclei of the prostate cells and prevents the reception of testosterone. Bicalutamide can be used to slow or to stop the growth and spread of prostate cancer.



 
 

 
 
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