Chapter 10. Hormone Therapies

  1. Sotiris Missailidis
  1. George C. Zografos,
  2. Nikolaos V. Michalopoulos and
  3. Flora Zagouri

Published Online: 7 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697047.ch10

Anticancer Therapeutics

Anticancer Therapeutics

How to Cite

Zografos, G. C., Michalopoulos, N. V. and Zagouri, F. (2008) Hormone Therapies, in Anticancer Therapeutics (ed S. Missailidis), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697047.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and Analytical Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

Author Information

  1. Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 21 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470723036

Online ISBN: 9780470697047



  • hormone therapy or hormonal therapy;
  • oestrogen receptor targeted therapeutics;
  • oestrogen receptor modulators (SERMs);
  • oestrogen-binding proteins (EBPs);
  • breast cancer biopsy and ER and progesterone receptor (PR) levels;
  • oestrogen receptor downregulators (ERDs);
  • progesterone-targeted therapy;
  • Somatostatin analogues (SSA)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Oestrogen Receptor Targeted Therapeutics

  • Progesterone-Targeted Therapy

  • Neuroendocrine Tumours

  • References