The hormones estrogeninfo-icon and progesteroneinfo-icon occur naturally in the human body. In people with breast cancer that is estrogen receptor-positiveinfo-icon, progesterone receptor-positiveinfo-icon or both, the cancer grows in response to these hormones.
 
If you have this type of breast cancer, there are treatments made just for you. These treatments can lower the amount of these hormones in your body, lowering your risk of recurrenceinfo-icon or controlling growth of cancer.
 
Look below for more information from LBBC about breast cancer that is hormone receptorinfo-icon-positive.