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Hormone Therapy blocks estrogen that fosters cancer cell growth. Some 70% of female patients have a form of cancer that spreads with estrogen and progesterone. Tamoxfin, Femara, Evista, Armidex are common hormone drugs for breast cancer patients.

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Breast Cancer News Editor's Note: Science and health news outlet EurekAlert! published yesterday an interesting summary of a Lancet study on luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LH-RH) agonists, drugs that decrease the level of estrogen and other sex hormones in women.  LH-RH agonists for breast cancer treatment are used in…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered I would like to ask to the gynecologist… Hi Lizzie - First of all, we're not medically trained experts here -…

11/29/12

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Having stage4 breast ca under hormone… Amita, I believe Phyllis answered your earlier post with this same…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, posted Arimidex: Is Longer Better? Hundreds of thousands of breast cancer survivors take an aromatase inhibitor (AI) –…

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