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Estrogens are a family of related molecules that stimulate the development and maintenance of female characteristics and sexual reproduction.

The natural estrogens produced by women are steroid molecules, which means that they are derived from a particular type of molecular skeleton containing four rings of carbon atoms, giving the shape shown here. The most prevalent forms of human estrogen are estradiol and estrone. Both are produced and secreted by the ovaries, although estrone is also made in the adrenal glands and other organs.
Study finds under and misuse of adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer patients

Study finds under and misuse of adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer patients

Mayo Clinic to test vaccine for providing lifelong immunity against precancerous breast lesions

Mayo Clinic to test vaccine for providing lifelong immunity against precancerous breast lesions

Researchers reveal how soy consumption impacts common breast cancer treatment

Researchers reveal how soy consumption impacts common breast cancer treatment

High paracardial fat volume linked to increased risk for heart disease in postmenopausal women

High paracardial fat volume linked to increased risk for heart disease in postmenopausal women

Anxiety linked to severe quality-of-life impairment in postmenopausal women

Anxiety linked to severe quality-of-life impairment in postmenopausal women

New research provides insight into how estrogen modulates fear learning

New research provides insight into how estrogen modulates fear learning

Exercise helps mitigate side effects of AIs in breast cancer survivors

Exercise helps mitigate side effects of AIs in breast cancer survivors

Protein involved in pancreatic cancer development plays more complicated role, study finds

Protein involved in pancreatic cancer development plays more complicated role, study finds

Engineered E. coli bacteria can help detect environmentally relevant concentrations of EDCs

Engineered E. coli bacteria can help detect environmentally relevant concentrations of EDCs

Hormonal fluctuations make women more sensitive to addictive properties of cocaine, study reveals

Hormonal fluctuations make women more sensitive to addictive properties of cocaine, study reveals

Study examines role of risk factors in development of ER-positive and ER-negative breast cancers

Study examines role of risk factors in development of ER-positive and ER-negative breast cancers

Scientists gain new insights into molecular mechanisms of breast cancer development

Scientists gain new insights into molecular mechanisms of breast cancer development

Research findings may provide new treatment for prevention of cancer metastasis

Research findings may provide new treatment for prevention of cancer metastasis

Drug that improves blood flow in damaged heart may be possible treatment option for TNBC

Drug that improves blood flow in damaged heart may be possible treatment option for TNBC

TSRI researchers develop new approach to find how environmental estrogens impact public health

TSRI researchers develop new approach to find how environmental estrogens impact public health

NIH researchers identify molecular mechanisms that may underlie woman's susceptibility to PMDD

NIH researchers identify molecular mechanisms that may underlie woman's susceptibility to PMDD

TSRI scientists develop new approach for understanding diverse effects of endocrine-disruptors

TSRI scientists develop new approach for understanding diverse effects of endocrine-disruptors

New molecular imaging technologies can make it easier to treat cancers, minimize side effects

New molecular imaging technologies can make it easier to treat cancers, minimize side effects

U-M researchers identify gene expression linked to gender differences in autoimmune diseases

U-M researchers identify gene expression linked to gender differences in autoimmune diseases

Hormonal contraception least likely to be linked to thromboembolic events in diabetic women

Hormonal contraception least likely to be linked to thromboembolic events in diabetic women