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DOES BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT CAUSE BREAST CANCER?

No, Bio-Identical Hormones do not cause cancer.  A very large study called the Woman’s Health Initiative (WHI-1) looking at hormone replacement and chronic disease unfortunately gave the false impression that hormone replacement was unsafe. This study used the synthetic hormone, Prempro- a combination of conjugated estrogens from horse urine (Premarin) and a synthetic progestin (Provera).  [&h...

New Mammogram Guidelines

The American Cancer Society, which has for many years had the most aggressive approach to screenings, announced this week they have changed the mammogram guidelines and are now recommending fewer mammograms.  They are now claiming women with an average risk of breast cancer start having screening mammograms once per year at age 45 until age […]