Encyclopedia of Cancer

Living Edition
| Editors: Manfred Schwab

Endocrine Therapy

  • Manfred Schwab
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27841-9_1872-2



Therapy used in breast cancer, or ovarian cancer, based on the blockade of steroid hormone receptor activity. The manipulation of hormones in order to treat a disease or condition.



Breast Cancer Ovarian Cancer Cancer Research Endocrine Therapy Hormone Receptor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)HeidelbergGermany