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does hormone therapy help with inflammatory breast cancer

A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
27 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends on situation: If you are receiving hormonal therapy for metastatic breast cancer you will hopefully notice improvement in symptoms from the cancer or by seeing an i ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Hormones: May be given to treat overt measurable disease, in er++ tumors, and if you had symptomss or tests showing disease, these willl iimprove.. Adjuv ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes, it can.: While not every woman who takes hormone replacement therapy will get breast cancer, there is compelling evidence that it's use substantially increases ... Read More
Dr. Michael Fox
34 years experience Fertility Medicine
Very low Risk: With due respect. The landmark study, whi, is called into question in so many ways. The nih spent millions to answer very little. As an re, i feel t ... Read More
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Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
Controversial: Hormone therapy can be estrogen only or combination estrogen &progesterone (ep). Almost all studies show an increase in breast ca in women who take ep ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
22 years experience Medical Oncology
NO BUT INCREASE RISK: Hormone therapy does not cause breast cancer but it does increase your risk of breast cancer. According to the national nurses health study using horm ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Certain hormones, especially longer use of estrogens, can increase a person's risk of breast cancer. Estrogen is listed as a known carcinogen on the f ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Forever: Breast cancer with bone metastasis hormonal therapy will not be discontinued even may need additional treatments to keep the tumor under control , spe ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Prognosis is Stage-b: The prognosis of breast Cancer is dependent on stage of her Cancer at the time of diagnosis. Most breast cancers are stage-1 or 2 and patients do very ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Not exponentially: Data from the whi (women's health initiative) study show that estrogen alone does not significantly increase the risk of breast cancer, especially if ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Short term safety: There is no apparent increased risk for short term use of hormone therapy, with or without a family history. For longer term use (greater than 4 year ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
It can.: The cause of breast cancer is so complex and poorly understood that it's better to talk about "associations" rather than "causes". Studies have shown ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Individual: Yes, estrogen alone does increase the risk of uterine cancer over time. And yes the whi showed that the combination of a certain synthetic estrogen a ... Read More
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