Message Number: YG1064 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-03-10 15:53:00 UTC
Subject: Lupron was Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Digest Number 50

In a message dated 03/10/01 12:08:06 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

<< I have been
suggesting using Lupron if only one gland is removed to protect
and/or treat the remaining gland. >>

In my understanding, lupron does nothing to prevent the growth of tumors in
the adrenal glands. This may be masking the signs of tumor development and
may result in delay of surgery until tumor size is quite large. So I would
probably be reluctant to do this in my own practice. JMO, of course.

Dr. Ruth
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