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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.

hormone therapy

A treatment that blocks the body’s natural hormones that help cancer grow. Also called hormone treatment.

luteinising hormone-releasing hormone (LHRHa)

A hormone that helps control the production of testosterone.

androgen deprivation therapy

A treatment that blocks the body’s natural hormones that help cancer grow. Also called hormone therapy or hormone treatment.

active treatment

Treatment given to cure the cancer, such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy. This does not include long-term treatment such as hormone medication, which may be taken for several years to maintain remission.

palliative treatment

Medical treatment for people with advanced cancer to help them manage pain and other physical and emotional symptoms of cancer. Treatment may include radiation therapy, chemotherapy or other medication. It is an important part of palliative care.

Treatment decisions

best existing treatment or the modified new treatment. Over the years, trials have improved treatments and led to better outcomes for people diagnosed with cancer. You might find it helpful to talk to your specialist, clinical trials nurse or GP,…

progesterone

A hormone produced by the ovaries that prepares the lining of the uterus (endometrium) for pregnancy. Also used as a hormone treatment….

Home to Treatment Referral Form

of cancer by providing transport to clients who are facing hardship in accessing their treatment. The service will pick up and drop off eligible clients from their home to a treatment facility within the <a href=”/health-professionals/referrals-and-resources/transport-to-treatment-referral-form/transport-to-treatment-guidelines/” target=”_blank”…