This page contains brief information about goserelin acetate and a collection of links to more information about the use of this drug, research results, and ongoing clinical trials.
Use in Cancer
Goserelin acetate is approved to treat:
- Breast cancer that is advanced. It is used as palliative treatment in premenopausal and perimenopausal women.
- Prostate cancer. It is used with flutamide and radiation therapy in localized prostate cancer. It is also used as palliative treatment in advanced prostate cancer.
Goserelin acetate is also being studied in conditions related to cancer.
More About Goserelin Acetate
Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary - Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.
MedlinePlus Information for Goserelin Acetate - A lay language summary of important information about this drug that may include the following:
- warnings about this drug,
- what this drug is used for and how it is used,
- what you should tell your doctor before using this drug,
- what you should know about this drug before using it,
- other drugs that may interact with this drug, and
- possible side effects.
Drugs are often studied to find out if they can help treat or prevent conditions other than the ones they are approved for. This patient information sheet applies only to approved uses of the drug. However, much of the information may also apply to unapproved uses that are being studied.
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer - Information about the use of this drug to treat cancer.
Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer - Information about the use of this drug to treat cancer.
Clinical Trials Accepting Patients
Find Clinical Trials for Goserelin Acetate - Check for trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials now accepting patients.