Estrogen Replacement Therapy (ERT) is therapy to replace estrogen no longer made by a woman's body because she is post-menopausal or her ovaries have been damaged or removed.
For many women, the amount of estrogen produced by the ovaries decreases around the ages of 45 and 50. This decline, which is not noticed by most women, goes on for several years. As women become older, the decline in estrogen levels becomes greater. This drop eventually causes the menstrual period to become less frequent...
Can what you eat help prevent (or promote) breast cancer? Yes… probably, but exactly how is not yet clear. How do we make sense of all... Read more »
Breast cancer occurs when the DNA in a breast tissue cell is damaged, and the cell reproduces too rapidly. But what causes this DNA... Read more »
Most oncologists now are thinking of breast cancer as at least four diseases based on endocrine features - luminal A, luminal B, Her2... Read more »
Another study presented at this year’s San Antonio Conference is good news for women who want to be proactive in reducing their chances... Read more »
Many survivors of breast cancer report having decreased sexual desire and drive. There are often several possible causes of diminished sex drive in... Read more »
Q. What with all the side effects I had during chemotherapy, I really wasn’t in the mood for sex very often. And now that I’m done with chemo,... Read more »
Background Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a relatively rare type of breast cancer grows in the lymph vessels of the skin of the breast. Because... Read more »