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Prostate Cancer

Lupron and Breast Swelling

09/02/2005

Question:

I received two three month injections of lupron. I now have breast swelling. Will this go away? This was for prostate cancer.

Answer:

This is not uncommon with this treatment.   It will not go away but shouldn't get worse either.

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Response by:

Martin I Resnick, MD Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University