Tag: hormoneReplacementTherapy

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT): Drug therapy designed to replace female hormones whose levels drop as a result of menopause. Most U.S. women are prescribed combination or combined HRT, which consists of estrogen plus progestin, rather than estrogen-only HRT.

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10/08/13
Moderate exercise lowers ER+ and ER- breast cancer risk regardless of BMI, adult weight gain and HRT use
09/29/13
Women with lower estrogen levels have higher HRT-related breast cancer risk
05/28/12
Alcohol consumption before diagnosis increases risk of breast cancer recurrence
04/06/12
Does sitting for long periods of time increase breast cancer risk?
02/06/12
Soy supplements do not reduce breast cancer risk and could be harmful
11/06/11
Combination HRT doubles breast cancer risk among women with breast tenderness
10/31/11
High circulating estrogen and androgen increase risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
10/24/11
Dense breasts are linked to increased risk of hormone receptor positive and mixed receptor tumors
06/19/11
Metformin reduces risk of ER+/PR+ breast cancer in postmenopausal women
05/10/11
Apigenin may prevent breast cancer that develops in response to progestin
01/26/11
Intense hot flashes at menopause linked to lower breast cancer risk
12/30/10
Estrogen-only HRT may be protective against breast cancer
11/11/10
Hot flashes in breast cancer survivors can be managed with antidepressant
10/22/10
Combined HRT increase risk of lymph node positive breast cancer
10/07/10
Three cases of inflammatory breast cancer in one office suggest environmental causes
09/26/10
Less HRT use after 2002 translated into fewer breast cancer cases among Canadian women
08/12/10
Obesity reduces survival after diagnosis and exercise does not improve prognosis
07/29/10
HRT increases risk of breast cancer, especially for those with dense breasts
06/25/10
Some breast cancer risk factors differently influence ductal and lobular breast cancer
04/28/10
Weight gain during adulthood increases risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
03/20/10
Estrogen only and combined HRT both increase risk of breast cancer
02/22/10
Benign breast disease least likely to progress to breast cancer in those having children while young
02/09/10
The antidepressant Paxil reduces the effectiveness of tamoxifen treatment
01/31/10
Migraine sufferers have lower risk of ER+/PR+ tumors - implications for choice of treatment
01/13/10
Drop in hormone replacement therapy use explains part of decline in breast cancer rates
01/02/10
Beta-carotene, vitamin A and vitamin E do not reduce risk of breast cancer?
11/18/09
Breast tenderness from combination hormone replacement therapy (HRT) predicts breast cancer

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