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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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When to Get a Screening Mammogram

Every year? Every other year? Not until you're 50? Once you turn 40? Will the real mammography screening recommendation please stand up? If you're a woman approaching the age of 40, you've likely been told to prepare for your first screening mammogram around the time of your big birthday and then to have one every year (in some cases, every other year) thereafter. (Of course, that's just for routine mammograms; breast lumps always require a mammogram and/or other tests to start diagnosing whether...

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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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Reviewed by Arnold Wax, MD on June 26, 2012
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