Hormone therapy for endometrial cancer
Hormone therapy is the use of hormones or hormone-blocking drugs to fight cancer. This type of hormone treatment is different from the hormones given to treat the symptoms of menopause.
Hormone treatment for endometrial cancer can include:
- Progestins – which are the main hormone treatment used
- Lutenizing hormone- releasing hormone agonists
- Aromatase inhibitors
More information about hormone treatment for endometrial cancer can be found in Endometrial Cancer.
Last Medical Review: 02/09/2015
Last Revised: 02/04/2016