Hormone therapy for advanced breast cancer

Hormone therapy is often one of the first treatments you have when you have advanced breast cancer. Find out about what it is, when you might have it, the different types and possible side effects. .

Hormone therapy for secondary breast cancer

You may have hormone therapy to treat secondary breast cancer. It’s also known as endocrine therapy. It can be taken on its own or you may have it with other drug treatment.

Last reviewed: 
09 Mar 2021
Next review due: 
09 Mar 2024
Coronavirus and cancer

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