Prostate Cancer Treatments and Casodex
There are many treatment options for advanced prostate cancer, including:
- Hormone therapy
Casodex® (bicalutamide) is a medication that falls under the category of hormonal therapy. This drug is an androgen receptor inhibitor that works by blocking the action of testosterone. It comes in tablet form and is taken once a day. Casodex may be used in combination with other prostate cancer treatments.
(Click Casodex Uses to learn more about using this drug as a treatment for prostate cancer. This article takes a closer look at how Casodex works and discusses its use in children and older adults.)