Hormonal treatment for breast cancer or to treat menopause are some of the major trends in the medical world today. However this procedure for its high scientific procedure still remains in different investigative processes. From My Cosmetic Surgery you approach the knowledge of this new technology and its advances health today.
Hormonal Therapy For Breast Cancer
Estrogens and other female sex hormones (occurring primarily in the ovaries) act throughout life on breast cells. They are responsible for the development and changes the breast undergoes in different periods of life (puberty, pregnancy, lactation and menopause). Some breast cancers are stimulated by these hormones so their growth and development is directly influenced by them. Hormonal treatment of breast cancer involves administering, generally orally, drugs that modify the behavior of hormones on breast cells or preventing their production. It has been observed that this treatment reduces disease recurrence and prolongs survival. In patients with advanced disease reduces the symptoms caused by the tumor and improving quality of life.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a medical treatment that involves the administration of hormones that produce the ovaries themselves once they have stopped working, which occurs during menopause. It is mandatory that women accept treatment and there are no complications that contraindicate. Hormone treatment can be received by women who have symptoms of menopause (hot flashes, sleep disturbances, vaginal dryness, etc.) as something invalidating and alter their quality of life. In women at high risk of developing osteoporosis to prevent bone fractures. In women with early menopause or surgical menopause, ie, those women who have removed them by the parent or ovaries. Medical treatments should always be carried out following medical indications targeted by specialists. If you want to learn more about this treatment or other can approach our doctors in My Cosmetic Surgery, they will clarify all your doubts.