Drug therapy that supplies the body with hormones that it no longer produces naturally.
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A hormone that helps control the production of testosterone.
A treatment that blocks the body’s natural hormones that help cancer grow. Also called hormone treatment.
A treatment that blocks the body’s natural hormones that help cancer grow. Also called hormone therapy or hormone treatment.
A treatment that blocks the body’s natural hormones that help cancer grow, which is used when the cancer is growing in response to hormones. Also called hormone therapy.
A type of external radiation therapy in which the radiation beams are aimed from several directions, while the intensity (strength) is controlled by computers. This helps to reduce some side effects.
A type of external radiation therapy that uses a computer to shape the radiation beams to the shape of the tumour. This delivers high doses of radiation to the tumour while sparing the normal tissues as much as possible. Beams…
A type of internal radiation therapy used to treat liver tumours. Also called SIRT.
The use of radiation, usually x-rays or gamma rays, to kill cancer cells or injure them so they cannot grow and multiply. Sometimes radiation therapy is used to control pain.
See brachytherapy or radioisotope therapy.