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Hormonal (Anti-Estrogen) Therapy

What is Hormonal Therapy?” — Breastcancer.org, June 29, 2007 (despite being a “breast cancer” website, the explanation of hormonal therapy provides a helpful understanding of this treatment area).

Hormone therapy: Cancer treatment for certain hormone-sensitive cancers,” Health/Library, CNN.com (written by Mayo Clinic), March 6, 2006.

The development of steroid sulfatase inhibitors for hormone-dependent cancer therapy; Day JM, Purohit A, Tutill HJ et. al., Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2009 Feb;1155:80-7.

A phase II study of fulvestrant in the treatment of multiply-recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer; Argenta PA et. al., Gynecol Oncol. 2009 Feb 22. [Epub ahead of print].

European Researchers Find Estrogen Receptor Gene Amplification Occurs Rarely in Ovarian Cancer, by Paul Cacciatore, Libby’s H*O*P*E* ™ posting, February 24, 2009.

Hormonal therapy in ovarian cancer,” Zheng H. et. al., Department of Gynecologic Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230-1439, USA. , Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2007 Mar-Apr;17(2):325-38.

Multitargeting Ovarian Epithelial Cancer: Adding the Old to the New,” Correspondence To the Editor, David H. Garfield, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO; Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol 26, No 9 (March 20), 2008: pp. 1565-1566.

Combined Molecular-targeted And Hormonal Therapies Offer Promise In Treating Ovarian Cancer,” Science News dated June 17, 2007, ScienceDaily.com.

Hormone Therapy Extends Lives of Ovarian Cancer Patients – The use of letrozole may also delay need for chemotherapy, study says,” healthfinder.gov (U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services) News, dated June 15, 2007.

The efficacy of tamoxifen in patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer; Karagol H, Med Oncol. 2007;24(1):39-43.

Hormone therapy in epithelial ovarian cancer,” A. P. Makar, Endocrine-Related Cancer (2000) 7:85-93 (PDF document download).

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