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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



Avodart  listen  (A-vuh-dart)

  A drug used to treat symptoms of an enlarged prostate gland. It is being studied in the treatment of male hair loss and prostate cancer. Avodart blocks enzymes the body needs to make male sex hormones. It is a type of 5-alpha reductase inhibitor. Also called dutasteride and GG745.