Hormonal therapy for metastatic cancer
- Bicalutamide (Casodex) 50 mg po qd
- Generic Name: Bicalutamide
- Trade Name: Casodex
- Casodex is a hormone therapy. It is classified as an "anti-androgen." Often given in combination with "LHRH agonist," another type of hormone therapy.
- Casodex therapy is for men with advanced prostate cancer at stage D2, when there is evidence of metastases (cancer spread) to other areas of the body.