I Am Diagnosed With Hormone Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer
In hormone receptor-positive disease, breast cancer grows in response to the hormones estrogen or progesterone, or both. Nearly 75 percent of all breast cancers are hormone receptor-positive. Treatments usually include hormonal therapy. As a person with this type of cancer, you may have specific concerns about treatment choices, length of hormonal therapy, side effects, follow-up care and more. In this section, explore your unique needs as you cope with this diagnosis.