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Orchiectomy (Orchidectomy) Summary

Description: The surgical removal of one or both testicles.

Also Known As: Orchidectomy; Castration, Male; Castrations, Male; Male Castration; Male Castrations Show All >>

Networked: 3267 relevant articles (129 outcomes, 238 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Orchiectomy is Relevant

  1. Prostatic Neoplasms (Prostate Cancer) : 29 outcomes 85 studies in 510 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 29 outcomes 20 studies in 737 results
  3. Seminoma : 17 outcomes 20 studies in 399 results
  4. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 10 outcomes 28 studies in 280 results
  5. Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms (Germ Cell Tumor) : 8 outcomes 16 studies in 171 results
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Drugs Related to Orchiectomy

  1. Estrogens (Estrogen)
  2. Flutamide (Eulexin)
  3. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH)
  4. nilutamide (Nilandron)
  5. Goserelin (Zoladex)
  6. Testosterone (Sustanon)
  7. Hormones
  8. Diethylstilbestrol (Stilbestrol)
  9. Buserelin (Suprefact)
  10. Mitomycin (Mitomycin-C)
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Therapies Related to Orchiectomy

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Radiotherapy
  3. Orchiopexy
  4. Lymph Node Excision (Lymph Node Dissection)
  5. Ovariectomy (Oophorectomy)
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