Options Available for Estrogen Depletion After Breast Cancer

Many non-hormone options and therapies are available for the treatment of estrogen-depletion symptoms in breast cancer survivors, and individualized treatment is important, according to a review published online Aug. 2 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Richard J. Santen, M.D., from the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, and colleagues conducted a systematic review of the evidence and made recommendations relating to symptoms and clinical problems associated with estrogen depletion that affect an estimated 9.3 million breast cancer survivors globally.

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