Hormonal Therapy News and Research

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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.
Breast cancer gene may play a major role in the recurrence of prostate cancer

Breast cancer gene may play a major role in the recurrence of prostate cancer

Herceptin - more powerful treatment for patients with HER-2-positive breast cancer

Herceptin - more powerful treatment for patients with HER-2-positive breast cancer

Timing is everything when it comes to killing prostate cancer cells

Timing is everything when it comes to killing prostate cancer cells

Over-the-counter DHEA hormonal therapy may be an effective treatment for depression

Over-the-counter DHEA hormonal therapy may be an effective treatment for depression

Phenoxodiol gets fast track status for its intended use in patients with hormone-refractory prostate cancer

Phenoxodiol gets fast track status for its intended use in patients with hormone-refractory prostate cancer

New approach to genomic testing identifies women with low risk of breast cancer recurrence

New approach to genomic testing identifies women with low risk of breast cancer recurrence

Guidelines needed for the use of androgens for women with sexual dysfunction

Guidelines needed for the use of androgens for women with sexual dysfunction

36% of cancer patients ages 65 and older participate in clinical trials

36% of cancer patients ages 65 and older participate in clinical trials

European approval for Taxotere (docetaxel) in prostate cancer

European approval for Taxotere (docetaxel) in prostate cancer

Radiation therapy and tamoxifen helps prevent cancer returning

Radiation therapy and tamoxifen helps prevent cancer returning

New hope for patients suffering hormone therapy resitant prostate cancer

New hope for patients suffering hormone therapy resitant prostate cancer

Adhering to established guidelines improves survival and reduces the risk of breast cancer

Adhering to established guidelines improves survival and reduces the risk of breast cancer

Combination of hormonal therapy, radioactive seed implant and external beam radiation therapy increases chance of cancer cure

Combination of hormonal therapy, radioactive seed implant and external beam radiation therapy increases chance of cancer cure

Chemicals that inhibit the development of new blood vessels could prove to be a new way of treating endometriosis

Chemicals that inhibit the development of new blood vessels could prove to be a new way of treating endometriosis

Early hormone therapy for metastatic prostate cancer increases life expectancy

Early hormone therapy for metastatic prostate cancer increases life expectancy

Non-aspirin pain drugs may help men with recurrent prostate cancer

Non-aspirin pain drugs may help men with recurrent prostate cancer

Atrasentan reduces cancer risk by 20 percent in men with advanced hormone-resistant prostate cancer

Atrasentan reduces cancer risk by 20 percent in men with advanced hormone-resistant prostate cancer

How women would like to manage heavy periods

How women would like to manage heavy periods