Posts Tagged "estrogen"

Excess Pounds May Lower Odds of Surviving Breast Cancer

Posted on Jul 13, 2011 in Cancer, Health & Wellness

Breast cancer patients who were overweight or obese before and after the diagnosis have a lower chance of surviving, a new study suggests. Researchers found the link between dying from breast cancer and obesity only in estrogen receptor-positive forms of the disease, or cases in which the hormone estrogen fuels the breast cancer. “This relationship between dying and being obese or overweight may depend on whether the type of breast cancer is hormonally dependent,” said the study’s lead author, Christina Dieli-Conwright, assistant research professor at City of Hope National...

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Propaganda Campaign Against Estrogen Benefits Pharmaceutical Companies

Posted on Oct 16, 2008 in Health & Wellness

(NaturalNews) Estrogen Boosts Risk of Breast Cancer is becoming an all too frequent media hot button story. The steady drumbeat smacks of propaganda and is an affront to basic common sense. Is it really possible that a woman’s hormones are out to get her? Would nature have embraced such a design? Would the laws of natural selection have chosen the female with the built-in time bomb to be the prototype to mother the next generation? As with any media promotion, it is best to look behind the headlines to see what the facts really are, and what is to be gained by the hype. If estrogen...

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