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Hormone therapy

Descriptions of Hormone therapy

Hormone 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’s natural hormones. Sometimes surgery is needed to remove the gland that makes a certain hormone. Also called hormonal therapy, hormone treatment, or endocrine therapy.
Source: National Institute of Health

Hormone therapy : hormones used in the treatment of any disease; in addition also index the specific disorder chemotherapy term and hormone used.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Hormone therapy

Count: Hormone therapy is listed as a: treatment for 19 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Hormone therapy as a Treatment

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