Tag Archives: Estrogen

Breast cancer isn’t a single disease

People are often surprised to learn that breast cancer isn’t a single disease, but made up of several sub-types. Individual cancer cells contain surface proteins that respond to signals within the body to cause cancer to grow. Some cancer grows in response to the hormones estrogen or progesterone. They’re called …

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The Role of Estrogen in Women

Estrogen Overview What Is It? Estrogen refers to a group of hormones that play an essential role in the growth and development of female sexual characteristics and the reproductive process.Estrogen is probably the most widely known and discussed of all hormones. The term “estrogen” actually refers to any of a …

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