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Hormone Therapy
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Definition of Hormone Therapy
Various treatment modalities that produce the desired therapeutic effect by means of change of hormone/hormones level. The treatment may include administration of hormones or hormone analogs to the patient, or decreasing the level of hormones in the body by using hormone antagonists, or hormone ablation therapy. The concept covers but not limited to: intermittent or permanent hormone suppression or ablation in treatment of hormone-dependent tumors, hormone replacement therapy of any kind, hormonal component of gender reassignment therapy, hormonal contraception, surgical and radiation castration.

Hormone Therapy is from the group

Therapeutic Procedure

Other Names for Hormone Therapy

Endocrine Therapy
Chemotherapy-Hormones/Steroids
Hormonal Therapy
Hormone Therapy
Endocrine therapy
Hormonal therapy
Hormone therapy

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