hormonal therapy

Definition / meaning of hormonal therapy

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

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

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