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A 55-year-old male asked:
Can using estriol protect against future breast cancer in a peri or post menopausal woman?
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Radiation Oncology 49 years experience
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Vascular Surgery 44 years experience
It may: There are three main types of estrogen, estriol is the weakest of the three and there are reports that it is protective for breast cancer. It is the breakdown products of the other estrogens(estradiol , estrone) that can increase the risk of cancer. These metabolites can sometimes be affected in a positve way by diet (eg, brocolli).
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Last updated Jun 25, 2014
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