NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- hormone replacement therapy
- listen (HOR-mone reh-PLAYS-ment THAYR-uh-pee)
Hormones (estrogen, progesterone, or both) given to women after menopause to replace the hormones no longer produced by the ovaries. Also called HRT and menopausal hormone therapy.