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What are two types of hormone therapy for breast cancer?

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There are two types of hormone therapy for breast cancer:

  • Drugs that stop estrogen and progesterone from helping breast cancer cells grow.
  • Drugs or surgery to keep the ovaries from making the hormones.

From: Breast Cancer and Hormone Therapy WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society: "Breast Cancer Hormone Therapy."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 11, 2017

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American Cancer Society: "Breast Cancer Hormone Therapy."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 11, 2017

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