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Hormonal Therapy Information Sites
Arimidex (anastrozole)

Aromasin (exemestane)
Casodex (bicalutamide)
Femara(letrozole)
Lupron (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension)
Megace (megestrol acetate)
Steroids

Tamoxifen Citrate
Zoladex (goserelin acetate implant)
Menopause
Oophorectomy

Hormone Replacement Therapy Information
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Breast Cancer and Hormone Replacement Therapy
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/breasthrt.html
 - Breast Cancer Epidemiology and Hormone Replace ment Therapy and Breast Cancer
Hormone Replacement Therapy
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/hrt.html
 - An understanding of the studies on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and breast cancer risk is essential to help women make informed decisions about hormone use and prophylactic oophorectomy.
Menopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy
http://cis.nci.nih.gov/fact/3_10.htm
 - from the National Cancer Institute
More Bad News About Hormone Replacement Therapy
http://www.newsminute.com/morebadnews.htm
 - Last week's report from the Women's Health Initiative study confirmed that chronic hormone replacement therapy (HRT) with estrogen and progesterone increases the risk of both breast cancer and heart disease. In this week's Journal of the American Medical Association, the impact of HRT on the risk of ovarian cancer was also evaluated.
New Hormonal Therapy - the Aromatase Inhibitors
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/aromatase.html
 - Manipulating the function of hormones, particularly estrogen has long been a useful tool in treating breast cancer.
Q and A on Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer Risk
http://www.amwa-doc.org/healthtopics/hrt_breastcancer_qa.htm
 -Hormone replacement therapy is estrogen or combination estrogen/progestin medication, available only by prescription.

Hormonal Therapy Information Sites
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Cancer BACUP's on-line information
http://www.cancerbacup.org.uk/info/cancer-treatments.htm
 -Cancer information written by cancer specialists for patients and doctors, on all aspects of cancer including diagnosis and treatment, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and surgery, as well as UK counselling and resources.
Hormonal Medicines from Tirgan.com
http://www.tirgan.com/hormonal.htm
 - Manipulation of the hormones or the receptors may influence the growth of cancer and help in its control
Hot Flashes (Menopause-like Symptoms, Flushing)
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/chemotherapy.html#Menopause
 - Hot flashes can be a troubling symptom in women who have undergone antiestrogen therapy (tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitors) or in men who have been given androgen deprivation therapies (Lupron( or Goserelin( or orchiectomy)
New Hormonal Therapy - the Aromatase Inhibitors
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/aromatase.html
 - Manipulating the function of hormones, particularly estrogen has long been a useful tool in treating breast cancer.

Aromasin (exemestane)
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Aromasin (exemestane)- Product Information (Topics Page)
http://www.aromasin.com/
 - Information from Pharmacia Oncology about aromasin (exemestane)

Arimidex (anastrozole)
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Arimidex (anastrozole)
http://www.arimidex.com/
 - Information from AstraZeneca about Arimidex (anastrozole)

Casodex (bicalutamide)
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Bicalutamide (Casodex) The CancerBACUP factsheet
http://www.cancerbacup.org.uk/info/bicalutamide.htm
 -Bicalutamide (also known as Casodex) is a type of hormonal therapy used in the treatment of prostate cancer
Casodex (bicalutamide)
http://www.casodex.com/
 - Information from AstraZeneca about casodex (bicalutamide)

Femara (letrozole)
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About FEMARA
http://www.femara.com/
 - An online comprehensive resource on FEMARA and advanced breast cancer by Novartis
Letrozole (Femara) The CancerBACUP factsheet
http://www.cancerbacup.org.uk/info/letrazole.htm
 - Letrozole (Femara) is an hormonal therapy which is used in the treatment of breast cancer in women who have passed the menopause (change of life).

Lupron (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension)
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Prostate diseases and their treatments
http://www.prostate.com/
 -Lupron Depot is one of the medical therapies used to treat prostate cancer from TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc.
The National Lupron Victims Network
http://www.lupronvictims.com/
 - Numerous people are experiencing similar chronic medical problems after exposure to Lupron. Most are having difficulties in obtaining satisfactory medical care to address these problems, even when they are listed as adverse reactions for Lupron
Welcome to Lupron
http://www.lupron.com/
 -from TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc.

Megace (megestrol acetate)
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Megestrol acetate (Megace) The CancerBACUP factsheet
http://www.cancerbacup.org.uk/info/megestrol.htm
 - Megestrol acetate (also known as Megace) is a hormonal therapy which is similar to the female hormone progesterone.

Steroids
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Steroids The CancerBACUP factsheet
http://www.cancerbacup.org.uk/info/steroids.htm
 - This factsheet describes steroids, how they are given and some of the side effects that may occur.
The Drug - A Steroid Tale
http://www.cancerlynx.com/decadron.html
 - No one really warned us about the side effects from this drug called decadron. I call it THE DRUG, for convenience and because it's effect is so dramatic, so loud, I think it deserves to be in caps...

Tamoxifen Citrate
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tamoxifen
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/tamoxifen.html
 -Tamoxifen is recommended in the treatment of both early and advanced breast cancer and in the prevention of breast cancer in high-risk patients...
Nolvaldex (tamoxifen citrate)
http://www.nolvadex.com/
 - Information from AstraZeneca about Nolvadex(tamoxifen citrate)
Questions and Answers about the Overview and Tamoxifen
http://www.ctsu.ox.ac.uk/tamoxifen/tamqa.htm
 - The aim of this large study was to assess reliably the effects of tamoxifen on cancer and, particularly, on long-term survival in women who have just had apparently successful surgical removal of a breast cancer.
Tamoxifen Citrate Home Page
http://www.tamoxifencitrate.com/
 - The tamoxifen citrate web site is a comprehensive resource for breast cancer information. This site is sponsored by Barr Laboratories, Inc./

Zoladex (goserelin acetate implant)
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Goserelin - (Zoladex)The CancerBACUP factsheet
http://www.cancerbacup.org.uk/info/goserelin.htm
 - Goserelin (also known as Zoladex) is a type of hormonal therapy used in the treatment of prostate and breast cancers and in some other conditions.
Zoladex (goserelin acetate implant)
http://www.astrazeneca-us.com
 - Some information about this hormonal from AstraZeneca

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