Abarelix

Name
Abarelix
This definition applies to
Drugs and regimens (SEER*Rx)
Definition
A drug used to reduce the amount of testosterone made in patients with advanced symptomatic prostate cancer for which no other treatment options are available. It belongs to the family of drugs called gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonists.
Resource
Reference Type: Website
Title: National Cancer Institute
NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Alternate Names
Plenaxis
Abstractor Notes
See SEER*Rx for information on how to code this drug (http://seer.cancer.gov/seertools/seerrx/)
Histology
None
Primary Sites
None