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8 Malignant disease and immunosuppression
Further information on specific drugs available locally and the pathways used is available from the East Midlands Cancer Network.  This includes drugs reviewed as part of NICE technology appraisals


The East Midlands has adopted the Palliative Adult Network Guidelines(PANG) as the single guideline across the region to conform with the requirement for a single guideline within a cancer network.  These are freely available to healthcare professionals.
08-03-04-02 Gonadorelin analogues
Triptorelin
First Choice
Intramuscular injection available as a one, three and six monthly preparation. Patients in primary care with a stable PSA may be switched to the six monthly preparation even if this is different from that recommended by secondary care.

Green View adult BNF  View SPC online
Goserelin
Restricted
Subcutaneous injection for patients with a contraindication to intramuscular injection

Restricted Drug Green View adult BNF  View SPC online
Leuprorelin acetate
Restricted
This preparation can be given by subcutaneous injection for patients with a contraindication to intramuscular injection.

Restricted Drug Green View adult BNF  View SPC online