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Side effects of hormonal treatment of breast cancer

Mammology - Breast surgery 

Everything in this world is relative. Every choice we make has its pros and cons. This applies to the hormonal treatment of breast cancer. Therefore, in order to select the most appropriate type of therapy is useful to know with what may be encountered during tre ... Read more »
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Preparations for the hormonal treatment of breast cancer

The hormone estrogen is sometimes a significant factor in the development of certain types of breast cancer. In postmenopausal women, estrogen is produced mainly as a result of conversion of other hormones into estrogen. This is done by enzymes called aromatase, which are located in the liver and body fat. Aromatase inhibitors are ... Read more »

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Methods cessation of ovarian function in breast cancer

In premenopausal women the main source of estrogen are the ovaries. Therefore, if a woman found in premenopausal hormone-positive breast cancer, the cessation of ovarian function (namely - to develop their hormones) can provide effective results. Such termination of ovarian function can be achieved either by medication effects, or b ... Read more »

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Removal of the ovaries in breast cancer

The decision on this method of hormonal treatment, as the impact on the ovaries - a very important and crucial moment in the treatment of breast cancer. This is especially true for those patients who have no children. However, if you are over forty, and menstrual cycle you have not yet died down, but if there are cancerous lymph nodes, your doctor ... Read more »

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Irradiation - Radiation therapy for breast cancer

Radiation therapy may reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by 50-66%. Many patients are wary of radiation therapy, considering that this is the impact of radiation on their entire body. However, this method can be easily transferred, compared, for example, chemotherapy side effects and its applications are limited only by the plac ... Read more »

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External radiation exposure

External application of radiation to the affected tissue - it is the most commonly used method of radiation therapy. Using this method, used a special device - a linear accelerator of charged particles. It generates a beam of radiation which is directed to a particular area of the body. This treatment is an outpatient basis, which means you'l ... Read more »

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Internal radiation therapy for breast cancer

Internal radiation therapy, or bahiterapiya - a form of radiotherapy where the radiation source of radiation placed directly into the tissues affected by cancer. In this type of radiation and ionizing radiation are radioactive items in the form of grains, ribbons, or capsules. These items are installed directly into the tumor ... Read more »

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