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Breast Cancer: Hormone Therapy

Hormone therapy may help curb the growth, spread, or recurrence of some types of breast cancer. Read a short overview of hormone therapy for breast cancer.

Hormone Treatments for Breast Cancer: Basic Facts

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Purpose of This Summary This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about breast cancer prevention. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer patients. It does not provide formal guidelines or recommendations for making health care decisions. Reviewers and Updates This summary is reviewed regularly and updated as necessary by the PDQ Screening and Prevention Editorial...

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Get a detailed description of hormonal therapies for breast cancer.

Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer: In-Depth Information

Read 14 questions and answers, developed by the National Cancer Institute, on the breast cancer drug tamoxifen.

Tamoxifen FAQs

Aromatase inhibitors lower estrogen levels in patients with estrogen-sensitive breast cancer. This article explains who benefits from them, how the drugs work, and what side effects they may have.

Aromatase Inhibitors

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