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College Point, NY
A 56-year-old female asked:

Confused about estrogen & uterine cancer, if menopause causes no periods, wouldn't every woman have too much estrogen & be at risk for uterine cancer?

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Dr. Brad Douglas
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Estrogen builds up: Estrogen builds up the lining of the uterus - and progesterone decreases it. So hence it is a matter of balance.
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