What is Ovarian Suppression?
If you are still getting your period, one approach to breast cancer treatment is to use drugs such as leuprolide (Lupron) or goserelin (Zoladex) that can stop the ovaries from making estrogen, which is needed in order for you to receive certain treatments.
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