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Tuesday Q and A: Hormone replacement therapy may protect against health risks

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 42 years old and have a BRCA1 gene mutation. I’ll have a prophylactic oophorectomy later this year. I have had a prophylactic mastectomy as well, and am considering hormone replacement therapy. How soon after surgery would I need to start taking hormones? What are the [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Menopause hormone therapy: Pros and cons Hormone therapy can provide effective relief from menopause symptoms. Talk with your doctor to weigh your personal risks and benefits. Best sunscreen: Understand sunscreen options With so many types of sunscreen out there, it can be hard to know which [...]

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Intimacy and Sex After Cancer Treatment is Over

Intimacy and sex after cancer treatment is over Emotions can have a strong effect on your desire for sex due to anxiety, fears and physical changes during and after cancer treatment. Be patient as you heal. Hormone therapy for breast cancer Get the facts about this treatment for breast cancers [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Testosterone therapy: Key to male vitality? Explore the potential benefits and risks of boosting your testosterone level. Hormone therapy: Is it right for you? Hormone therapy treats bothersome menopausal symptoms but isn't recommended to protect long-term health. EXPERT ANSWERS Heart disease prevention: Does oral health matter? [...]

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Study Suggests Hormone Therapy Offers Potential Protective Effect again Colon Cancer in Older Women

In a large study, a national team of researchers led by Mayo Clinic scientists observed that self-reported use of hormone therapy was associated with a significantly lower colorectal cancer risk. However, the mechanisms for the apparent protective association are still unclear. The study, being presented at the annual meeting of [...]

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Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Alvaro Moreno on the use of hormone therapy when treating breast cancer. To listen, click the link below. Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer

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Going to Discovery's Edge

The year-end issue of Mayo Clinic's research magazine Discovery's Edge, is now available online and highlighted articles are listed below. You may cite and link to this publication as often as you wish. Republication is allowed with proper attribution. Please include the following subscription information as your editorial policies permit: Visit [...]

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