NCI Drug Dictionary
The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.
- goserelin acetate
The acetate salt of a synthetic decapeptide analog of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH). Continuous, prolonged administration of goserelin in males results in inhibition of pituitary gonadotropin secretion, leading to a significant decline in testosterone production; in females, prolonged administration results in a decrease in estradiol production. (NCI04) Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand name: Zoladex Abbreviation: ZDX Code name: ICI-118630 Chemical structure: 6-[O-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-D-serine]-10-deglycinamide luteinizing hormone-releasing factor (pig) 2-(aminocarbonyl)hydrazide