Hormonal Therapy for Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
Hormones are chemical signals that help the body work well. They can also make some cancers grow faster and spread. These hormonal therapies are used to control severe uterine cancer.
Problems may be:
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Last reviewed November 2019 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Elliot M. Levine, MD, FACOG
Last Updated: 1/26/2021
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