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Scientists identify avoidable breast cancer risk factors

Many risk factors for breast cancer are well studied and documented. Thus, scientists are sure by now that early first menstrual period, late onset of menopause and a family history of breast cancer are associated with an ...

dateJan 18, 2011 in Cancer
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'Bioidenticals' not FDA-approved, contain estrogen

(AP) -- Miserable in menopause, Elizabeth Alsgaard pondered an awful choice: Drenching hot flashes or hormone therapies that might raise the risk of cancer. What former actress Suzanne Somers raved about held much more appeal ...

dateOct 25, 2009 in Medications
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Hormone pills may make lung cancer more deadly

(AP) -- There's more troubling news about hormone therapy for menopause symptoms: Lung cancer seems more likely to prove fatal in women who are taking estrogen-progestin pills, a study suggests.

dateMay 31, 2009 in Cancer
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Research looks at cooling off hot flashes

If you've ever watched a woman go from perfectly calm, cool and collected one minute to uncomfortable, red-faced and fanning herself frantically the next, then you've likely witnessed a hot flash. Now imagine ...

dateSep 16, 2010 in Other
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