Hormone therapy is also a treatment option for ER-positive breast cancer that has come back in the breast chest wall or nearby lymph nodes. Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer Some types of breast cancer are affected by hormones like estrogen and progesterone.
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Hormonal treatment of breast cancer. The breast cancer cells.