Hormone Therapy

Hormone Therapy

Reviewed by Jasper Clinical Board

Last updated 5/24/21

What You Need to Know

Hormone therapy involves taking a medication that stops cancer cells from getting the hormones they need to continue to grow. It may be used alone or in conjunction with other treatments. The treatment (most often a pill) can be taken at the doctor’s or (usually) at home.

What to Bring and How to Prepare


Getting to Your Appointment and Back

-Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your appointment and bring ID/insurance cards.

During Your Appointment

After Your Appointment

Managing Finances

Taking pragmatic steps to prepare your finances can help you both lower your stress and weather the storm.

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