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Hormonal Therapy is treatment that adds, blocks, or removes hormones. For certain conditions (such as diabetes or menopause), hormones are given to adjust low hormone levels. To slow or stop the growth of certain cancers (such as prostate and breast cancer), synthetic hormones or other drugs may be given to block the body’s natural hormones. Sometimes surgery is needed to remove the gland that makes a certain hormone. Also called endocrine therapy, hormone therapy, and hormone treatment.
Lab-grown, testosterone-producing cells could help treat hypogonadism

Lab-grown, testosterone-producing cells could help treat hypogonadism

Understanding treatment and prognosis of male breast cancer

Understanding treatment and prognosis of male breast cancer

Targeted therapy slows disease progression and improves survival for prostate cancer

Targeted therapy slows disease progression and improves survival for prostate cancer

Adding targeted therapy drug to standard treatment benefits aggressive breast cancer patients

Adding targeted therapy drug to standard treatment benefits aggressive breast cancer patients

Breast cancer cells can go into sleep mode and relapse in the future

Breast cancer cells can go into sleep mode and relapse in the future

Electromagnetic fields may prevent spread of breast cancer cells, study finds

Electromagnetic fields may prevent spread of breast cancer cells, study finds

AI-enabled device detects if targeted chemotherapy is working

AI-enabled device detects if targeted chemotherapy is working

Sleep quality and fatigue among women with premature ovarian insufficiency

Sleep quality and fatigue among women with premature ovarian insufficiency

Botulinum toxin may offer relief from chronic pelvic pain in women with endometriosis

Botulinum toxin may offer relief from chronic pelvic pain in women with endometriosis

Targeted therapy plus hormone therapy improves survival in premenopausal patients with advanced HR+ breast cancer

Targeted therapy plus hormone therapy improves survival in premenopausal patients with advanced HR+ breast cancer

Oral androgen receptor inhibitor improves outcomes for men with mHSPC

Oral androgen receptor inhibitor improves outcomes for men with mHSPC

Nearly all women treated for breast cancer suffer from health problems, finds study

Nearly all women treated for breast cancer suffer from health problems, finds study

Inhibition of ribosome biogenesis as new treatment strategy for advanced cancers

Inhibition of ribosome biogenesis as new treatment strategy for advanced cancers

New method could lead to more personalized treatment of advanced prostate cancer

New method could lead to more personalized treatment of advanced prostate cancer

Updated ASTRO/AUA Guideline on adjuvant and salvage radiotherapy after prostatectomy

Updated ASTRO/AUA Guideline on adjuvant and salvage radiotherapy after prostatectomy

Multigene test helps doctors to make effective treatment decisions for breast cancer patients

Multigene test helps doctors to make effective treatment decisions for breast cancer patients

FDA extends indication of metastatic breast cancer treatment to include male patients

FDA extends indication of metastatic breast cancer treatment to include male patients

Breast cancer survivors more optimistic about changes occurred due to their illness

Breast cancer survivors more optimistic about changes occurred due to their illness

Castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer responds to combination of immune checkpoint inhibitors

Castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer responds to combination of immune checkpoint inhibitors

New machine learning method predicts if atypical ductal hyperplasia will turn cancerous

New machine learning method predicts if atypical ductal hyperplasia will turn cancerous