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@Margaret_Marie

Hi @pamt. Here is some information about hormone therapy that should be helpful for you: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/menopause/in-depth/hormone-therapy/art-20046372. Has anyone gone through hormone therapy before?

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My breast cancer was estrogen hormone therapy related!
For 7 yrs. now, have been on estrogen blockers. Also, consuming
Soy in any form is not in my best interest, as it converts to Estrogen
In the body. Farm raised fish are fed soy pellets. Tofu is soy, etc.
Would rather have hot flashes than Cancer…wouldn’t you?

Welcome to Connect @digitalsandy.
You raise a very important point that women thinking about HRT have to consider. For anyone interested in reading more about HRT and cancer risk, the American Cancer Society explains the most recent studies plainly and thoroughly here http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/medicaltreatments/menopausal-hormone-replacement-therapy-and-cancer-risk

Sandy, I would welcome your participation in the Breast Cancer group on Connect: https://connect.mayoclinic.org/group/breast-cancer/
You may also be interested in adding your thoughts to this discussion about Health Diets for Cancer Patients https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/healthy-diets-for-cancer-patients/

Glad to have you with us.

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