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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.

2007-05-31

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