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Prostate Cancer

Zoladex How Long

09/10/2009

Question:

How long shall I stay on Zoladex? The disease is stable for 8 months. Can I discontinue Zoladex? Is there an alternative treatment due to cost of Zoladex? Thank you.

Answer:

Thank you for visiting NetWellness. On this site, we try to answer general questions about health. Only your treating health professional can answer your question. There are a variety of situations that depend on patient specifics as to how long hormones should be utilized. There are now protocols for early initiation, late initiation and intermittent use.

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Response by:

Lee E Ponsky, MD Lee E Ponsky, MD
Associate Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University