Estrogen

Two doctors look at breast cancer x-rays. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Drug, Study Method Shows Breast Cancer Promise

A novel way to speed the testing of cancer drugs and quickly separate winners from duds has yielded its first big result: an experimental medicine that shows promise against a hard-to-treat form of breast cancer.

12/13/2013

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Doctors, Researchers Credit Estrogen With Improving Recovery Time

Doctors and researchers at UT Southwestern say a simple shot of estrogen can help improve recovery time

05/03/2012

A woman receives a mammogram screening. (credit: Getty Images/D. Clarke Evans/NBAE)

Estrogen Lowers Breast Cancer Risk In Some Women

Women who take estrogen after menopause appear to have a lower risk of breast cancer even years after they quit taking the hormone, according to a new analysis of a landmark study.

03/06/2012