12 Drugs Approved to Treat Prostate Cancer

5. DegarelixDegarelix (Firmagon) is a type of drug classified as gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist, which is used as first-line of treatment for patients who suffer from androgen-dependent advanced prostate cancer. The compound is included in the treatment option of hormone therapy or medical castration, which is based on the reduction of hormones to stop cancer growth.

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