Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Just Diagnosed with Cancer? Chat with Experts

Hormone Therapy

At a Glance

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.

Community: Hormone Therapy

Join our community by contributing

Hc_btn_vert_join Hc_btn_vert_share Hc_btn_vert_ask
Happening Now In Our Community

Hot Topic

What is tamoxifen?  Tamoxifen (Nolvadex) is one of the most common drugs – perhaps THE most common drug – used as a part of the hormone therapy used to prevent breast cancer (either an initial diagnosis, or recurrence). Appropriate for women whose breast cancer is hormone-receptive, it’s most often prescribed to…

Hormone Therapy
Community Activity
FILTER BY:
All | Expert Only

PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Wellbutrin (bupropion) and tamoxifen Hi - Your doctor switched you from Paxil to Effexor because Paxil interferes with…

05/25/13

24 comments

Reply

Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on HER2 (HER-2) Positive Breast Cancer?… Thanks for sharing your experiences with Tykerb with everyone.  I am…

02/09/13

11 comments

Reply

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

1 answers

Reply

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

09/12/12

1 answers

Reply

Showing 17 - 20 of 87 results
< 3  | 4  |  Page 5 | 6  | 7  >

Related Content: Hormone Therapy