A 57-year-old female asked:
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had ovarian cancer at 31, on estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) hormone replacement for 20 yr dr wants me to stop med to naturally have menopause why and what can i expect?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Ask your doctor: It is a good idea but your doctor should explain the risks and benefits of hormone replacment therapy(hrt). It is not a good idea to take hrt for life long as it can cause breast cancer.
Answered on Nov 27, 2013

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