A member 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 answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Estrogen builds up: Estrogen builds up the lining of the uterus - and progesterone decreases it. So hence it is a matter of balance.

Answered 6/26/2018

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