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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Bloqueo total de estrógenos

Total estrogen blockade (TOH-tul ES-truh-jin blah-KAYD)
Therapy used to eliminate estrogen in the body. This may be done with surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or a combination of these procedures.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.