Hormonal

  • (adj): Of or relating to or caused by hormones.
    Example: "Hormonal changes"

Some articles on hormonal:

Adrenal Tumor - Incidentalomas
... Hormonal evaluation includes 1-mg overnight dexamethasone suppression test 24-hour urinary specimen for measurement of fractionated metanephrines and ... If the hormonal evaluation is negative and imaging suggests benign, followup should be considered with imaging at 6, 12, and 24 months and repeat hormonal evaluation yearly for 4 years ...
Male Breast Cancer - Treatment
... as affected women, namely both chemotherapy plus tamoxifen and other hormonal therapy ... receptor studies are positive, and those situations are typically treated with hormonal therapy ... Distant metastases are treated with hormonal therapy, chemotherapy, or a combination of both ...
Risk Factors For Breast Cancer - Hormones - Hormonal Contraception
... Hormonal contraceptives may produce a slight increase in the risk of breast cancer diagnosis among current and recent users, but this appears to be a short-term effect ... the cancers diagnosed in women who had ever used hormonal contraceptives were less advanced than those in nonusers, raising the possibility that the small excess ... with current and recent use of hormonal contraceptives did not appear to vary with family history of breast cancer ...
Hypomenorrhea - Overview
... Reduced menstrual flow is a common side-effect of hormonal contraception methods, such as oral contraceptive pills, IUDs that release hormones (such as Mirena), or hormonal implants such ... The relatively low estrogen contained in most hormonal contraceptives reduces the growth of the endometrium, so there is relatively little endometrium left to be shed ... Many women find this side-effect to be a benefit of hormonal contraceptive use ...
Hormonal Therapy (oncology)
... Hormonal therapy is one of the major modalities of medical treatment for cancer, others being cytotoxic chemotherapy and targeted therapy (biotherapeutics) ... oophorectomy can also be employed as a form of hormonal therapy ... Hormonal therapy is used for several types of cancers derived from hormonally responsive tissues, including the breast, prostate, endometrium, and adrenal cortex ...

Famous quotes containing the word hormonal:

    The smallest fact about the connection between character and hormonal balance offers more insight into the soul than a five-story idealistic system [of philosophy] does.
    Robert Musil (1880–1942)