Breast cancer can be treated in several ways, depending on the stage the cancer is at. From medicines and drugs to therapies and surgeries, there is a variety of options available. Hormone therapy, or anti-estrogen therapy, is one of the treatment options available.
There are several types of hormonal therapy medicines, including aromatase inhibitors, selective estrogen receptor modulators, and estrogen receptor downregulators. Anti-estrogen therapy can be used in different ways, depending on the characteristics of the tumor and the needs of the patient. It can be used alone, before, or after other treatments and even to prevent the disease.
In this video, shared by Breast Cancer Answers®, find out more about the different types of anti-estrogen therapy for breast cancer, and how it can be used as a treatment for this type of cancer.
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