Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer

Insights to Hormone Replacement Therapy– Lindsey Rux- FNP-C

Insights to Hormone Replacement Therapy by Lindsey Rux, FNP-C, with Gagon Family Medicine & Urgent Care Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been a staple treatment for menopausal symptoms for years. What many people do not understand is there is always some risk when we introduce hormones into the body, especially after menopause. The average age […]

The Relationship Between Estrogen Levels, Use of Hormone Replacement Therapy, and Breast Cancer

From the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute We sought to determine the strength of the evidence suggesting that estrogen and postmenopausal replacement hormones play a role in the development of breast cancer. We reviewed the existing English language literature in MEDLINE® on hormones and breast cancer, including reports on cell proliferation and endogenous hormone […]

From the CDC: HRT Knowledge And Use in the United States

Why This Chartbook? While much has been written about the risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), there is much less docu- mentation of its actual use in the U.S. This chartbook offers researchers, health- care professionals, and policy makers an inventory of information available about HRT use from recent nationally represen- tative data […]

Breast Cancer: What you Need to Know

Breast Cancer: What you Need to Know

Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the breast, it is called breast cancer. Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women.