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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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Treatment Options for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Treatment of triple-negative breast cancer may include the following: Chemotherapy followed by surgery (breast-conserving surgery, total mastectomy, or modified radical mastectomy) and lymph node dissection. A clinical trial of combination chemotherapy with drugs that are often used to treat breast cancer and drugs that are not usually used to treat breast cancer. A clinical trial of PARP inhibitor therapy. Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials...

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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 Angela Jain on August 01, 2014
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