Support and information about the various hormonal therapies used to treat several types of cancer, including breast and prostate cancer.
Hormone Therapy: The Basics
Hormone therapy blocks the action of hormones that may fuel the growth of breast, prostate and some other cancers. Hormones are chemicals that are naturally produced by the organs making up the body's endocrine system.
Hormone Therapy-Related Hot Flashes
Hormone therapy treatment for breast cancer can lead to hot flashes. This article teaches you more about hot flashes and how to manage them.
Taking Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) for Prostate Cancer
The article provides an overview of androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer. Interfering with testosterone can slow the growth of prostate cancer but has significant side effects, including affects on sexuality, cardiac and bone health. This article also provides tips and resources for managing these side effects.