How does Megace treat breast cancer?

Megace is a synthetic version of the hormone progesterone. It treats breast cancer by blocking the production of other female hormones, such as estrogen, which allow some cancers to proliferate. Megace does not cure breast cancer but can alleviate some of the symptoms and improve the quality of life.

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