Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer Overview

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Treating Endometrial Cancer TOPICS

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
  • Tamoxifen
  • 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