AZD2281
Azedra
AZD6244
Azoospermia
AZQ
Azygos vein
Azoxymethane
AZT
AC-T regimen
Acolbifene hydrochloride
AC-Taxol regimen
Acneiform rash
Acid-base equilibrium
Acid-base balance
Acid
Acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Acridine carboxamide
Acromegaly
AC-T
Acrylonitrile 

Apalutamide

Meaning of Apalutamide

A drug used to treat prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body and is castration sensitive (has responded to treatments that lower tes tosterone levels). It is also used to treat prostate cancer that has not spread to other parts of the body and is castration resistant (has not responded to treatments that lower testosterone levels). Apalutamide binds to proteins called androgen receptors, which are found in some prostate cancer cells. These proteins bind to androgens (male hormones) and may cause cancer cells to grow. Apalutamide blocks these proteins and may keep cancer cells from growing. It is a type of antiandrogen. Also called Erleada.

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