Tag Archive: estrogen

Because we’re worth it


So we all know about the importance of reading labels when it comes to figuring out the nutritional content of our food, but how careful are we in doing the same thing with… Continue reading

Maximising treatment for ER+ breast cancer


Breast cancers that respond to female hormones, such as estrogen, generate specific proteins that help tumor cells survive and grow. One such protein, HDM2, is known to be present in higher levels in… Continue reading

Exercise and losing weight can cut risk of cancer recurrence


Breast cancer survivors whose bodies make the least estrogen have the lowest chance of breast cancer recurrence, a long-term study shows. Estrogen levels — measured soon after initial breast cancer treatment — were… Continue reading