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prolactin

a hormone released from the pituitary gland that prompts the breasts to produce milk. See also hormone, pituitary.

Treatment of functional (hormone-making) pituitary tumors ...

... Treatment of prolactin-secreting adenomas (prolactinomas). ... Most patients
can control their prolactin levels with these medicines. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pituitarytumors/detailedguide/pituitary-tumors-treating-functional-tumors

Medicines to treat pituitary tumors | American Cancer Society

... Drugs for prolactin-secreting tumors (prolactinomas). ... Most people with
prolactinomas can control their prolactin levels with these medicines. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pituitarytumors/detailedguide/pituitary-tumors-treating-medicines

Signs and symptoms of pituitary tumors | American Cancer ...

... Prolactin-secreting adenomas (prolactinomas). ... High prolactin levels can also
cause abnormal breast milk production, called galactorrhea. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pituitarytumors/detailedguide/pituitary-tumors-signs-and-symptoms

Pituitary Tumors

... Prolactin causes milk production in the female breast. ... Prolactin-producing
adenomas (prolactinomas), which account for about 4 out of 10 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003133-pdf.pdf

Di Bella Therapy

... It is partly based on the idea that 2 of the body's natural hormones—growth
hormone and prolactin—may stimulate cancer growth. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/pharmacologicalandbiologicaltreatment/di-bella-therapy

What happens after treatment for pituitary tumors? | American ...

... If you have a prolactin-producing microadenoma, you may be able
to stop drug treatment after several years of therapy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pituitarytumors/detailedguide/pituitary-tumors-after-follow-up

How are pituitary tumors diagnosed? | American Cancer ...

... Prolactin-secreting adenoma (prolactinoma). Blood prolactin levels can be
measured to check for a prolactinoma. Gonadotropin-secreting adenoma. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pituitarytumors/detailedguide/pituitary-tumors-diagnosis

What are pituitary tumors? | American Cancer Society

... In men, LH and FSH control testosterone and sperm production in the testicles.
Prolactin causes milk production in the female breast. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pituitarytumors/detailedguide/pituitary-tumors-what-is-pituitary-tumor

乳癌詞彙乳房解剖圖

... 進展(progression):在接受或沒有接受治療的情況下,疾病的擴散或發展。
泌乳激素(prolactin):腦下垂體釋出的荷爾蒙,會刺激乳汁分泌(泌乳)。 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@healthpromotions/documents/document/acsq-021013.pdf

Is Abortion Linked to Breast Cancer?

... body. Breast cells normally grow and divide in response to hormones
like estrogen, progesterone, and prolactin. Levels ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/is-abortion-linked-to-breast-cancer