Support and information about the various hormonal therapies used to treat several types of cancer, including breast and 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.
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.