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Glossary: hormone replacement therapy, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

hormone replacement therapy

(HOR-mone reh-PLAYS-ment THAYR-uh-pee)

Hormones (estrogen, progesterone, or both) given to women after menopause to replace the hormones no longer produced by the ovaries. Also called HRT and menopausal hormone therapy.


Menopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy Use and CancerEl uso de terapia de reemplazo hormonal en la menopausia y el cáncer