Hormone-blocking therapy (also called endocrine therapy) is usually prescribed for people diagnosed with hormone receptor positive breast cancers.
Hormone-blocking therapy works by lowering the amount of oestrogen in the body or by blocking oestrogen receptors on cancer cells.
These drugs are very effective in treating hormone receptor positive breast cancers and reduce the risk of breast cancer returning - but for some people staying on hormone-blocking therapy for the long-term can be challenging.
This webcast explores the challenges people with breast cancer face taking hormone-blocking therapy including ways to manage the side effects and reduce impacts on quality of life. Hear from leading experts, as well as a woman dealing with the challenges of hormone-blocking therapy and have the opportunity to ask questions online.
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