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Re: Lupron Protocals - 3 month or 6 month

Normal prostate cells require androgen to function, and prostate cells which mutate to become malignant also require androgen support initially. The TUMOR may or may not mutate so as to be able to grow without androgen support. Whether or not such a mutation occurs is, I believe, a matter of chance, not predictable.

So it is not a matter of your body developing immunity to the hormone, but of the TUMOR evolving the ability to grow without the hormone, which may or may not occur.

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