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How much does hormone replacement therapy play in the development of ovarian cancer?
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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology
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In brief: Probably none
There does not appear to be a correlation with hormone replacement therapy and ovarian cancer.
Nevertheless, i always balance estrogen treatment with progesterone. There is some evidence that women estrogen dominance (overweight, infertile, polycystic ovaries and women who don't ovulate) have higher estrogen dependent cancers like breast, colon, uterine and ovarian. It's all about balance.

In brief: Probably none
There does not appear to be a correlation with hormone replacement therapy and ovarian cancer.
Nevertheless, i always balance estrogen treatment with progesterone. There is some evidence that women estrogen dominance (overweight, infertile, polycystic ovaries and women who don't ovulate) have higher estrogen dependent cancers like breast, colon, uterine and ovarian. It's all about balance.
Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: Breast cancer
Hormone replacement therapy has been linked to higher incidence of breast cancer, but not ovarian cancer.

In brief: Breast cancer
Hormone replacement therapy has been linked to higher incidence of breast cancer, but not ovarian cancer.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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