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Topic: Estrogen-Only and Combination HRT Have Opposite Effects on Risk

Forum: High Risk for Breast Cancer — Due to family history, genetics, or other factors.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2020 11:10AM

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Long-Term Follow-Up Suggests Estrogen-Only and Combination Hormone Replacement Therapy Have Opposite Effects on Breast Cancer Risk
January 9, 2020

Estrogen-only hormone replacement therapy seems to lower breast cancer risk, while combination hormone replacement therapy increases risk, according to long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative. Read more...

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Feb 22, 2020 03:49PM marric77 wrote:

I’ve been on HRT estrogen only for about 22 years now.

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Feb 22, 2020 04:44PM Yogatyme wrote:

I was on estrogen only HRT for 20 yrs. Dxed w Er+PR+ bc aug 2019. Breast specialist indicated it may not have caused the bc but was certainly feeding it.

Yogatyme Surgery 3/2/2019 Prophylactic ovary removal Dx 7/19/2019, IDC: Papillary, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 8/12/2019 Mastectomy: Left, Right
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Feb 22, 2020 06:24PM thecargirl wrote:

I was on Estrogen only for 50 years, developed a pure mucinous 7mm tumor. There are studies that show this kind of cancer does show up in older women who have been on Estrogen for a long time!

9/16 lumpectomy, 95% strong Er/Pr, HER2-, stage 1, grade 1

whole breast radiation

arimidex 2 years

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