2. Bicalutamide: Bicalutamide is one of the drug options included in a type of treatment for prostate cancer known as hormone therapy. The NCI Drug Dictionary defines the compound as a “synthetic, nonsteroidal antiandrogen. Bicalutamide competitively binds to cytosolic androgen receptors in target tissues, thereby inhibiting the receptor binding of androgens." Read more about bicalutamide as a drug to treat prostate cancer.