Degarelix. Definition

Medical Definition: Degarelix

A drug used to treat prostate cancer in advanced stage, is also being studied to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia. Degarelix binds to receptors on the gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) from the pituitary gland. This causes the body to stop making testosterone prostate cancer needs to grow. Degarelix is ??a type of GnRH.

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