antihormone therapy

Definition / meaning of antihormone therapy

Treatment with drugs, surgery, or radiation in order to block the production or action of a hormone. Antihormone therapy may be used in cancer treatment because certain hormones are able to stimulate the growth of some types of tumors.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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