December 7, 2017

How effective is hormone therapy for prostate cancer?

Hormone therapy is also known as androgen deprivation therapy or ADT. It is a type of treatment that works by reducing the level of androgens, or […]
November 8, 2016

Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer

Besides hormone therapy for breast cancer, some women have hormone therapy after surgery that helps decrease the chances that the breast cancer will come back again. […]
September 26, 2016

Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer

Normal women have reproductive hormones in their system, including progesterone and estrogen. Unfortunately, these hormones can stimulate breast cancer to grow. One article (1) discussed hormone […]
August 3, 2016

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Hormone therapy is sometimes used to treat prostate cancer. The patients are given hormones that suppress the amount of androgens in their body so that the […]
September 15, 2015

Types of Hormone Therapies

Hormones are special chemicals that help in the regulation of body functions. They are produced in the glands and transported to their target sites via blood. […]
September 14, 2015

Hormone Therapy Increases Cancer Risk

Hormones are the substances produced by the glands or organs that perform various functions in the body by traveling to various sites. Hormone therapy should be […]