This booklet is about goserelin. This is a hormone therapy used to treat breast cancer. It explains what goserelin is, when it may be prescribed, how it works and what side effects may occur. Goserelin is the generic (non‑branded) name of the drug and how it’s referred to in this booklet. Its current brand name is Zoladex. Last reviewed February 2018; next review 2020
Breast Cancer Care merged with Breast Cancer Now in April 2019. From October 2019 the new merged charity is called Breast Cancer Now.
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