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Estrogens are a family of related molecules that stimulate the development and maintenance of female characteristics and sexual reproduction.
Elagolix drug suppresses ovarian hormone production, prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

Elagolix drug suppresses ovarian hormone production, prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

New study to measure effects of environmental exposure on young women's breasts

New study to measure effects of environmental exposure on young women's breasts

Having children and breastfeeding lowers risk of premature menopause

Having children and breastfeeding lowers risk of premature menopause

Early menopause tied to multiple health problems later in life

Early menopause tied to multiple health problems later in life

Estrogen plays a role in expansion of liver metastases in non-sex-specific cancers

Estrogen plays a role in expansion of liver metastases in non-sex-specific cancers

3D structure of DNA is 'rewired' in hormone-resistant ER+ breast cancers

3D structure of DNA is 'rewired' in hormone-resistant ER+ breast cancers

BPA activates immune response in mice that persists for at least three generations

BPA activates immune response in mice that persists for at least three generations

Women who have more sex less likely to have early menopause

Women who have more sex less likely to have early menopause

Updated breast cancer guideline offers recommendations for handling cases with low ER expression

Updated breast cancer guideline offers recommendations for handling cases with low ER expression

Researchers study the effects of antidepressants to identify the least harmful drugs

Researchers study the effects of antidepressants to identify the least harmful drugs

Major genetic study provides most comprehensive map of breast cancer risk variants to date

Major genetic study provides most comprehensive map of breast cancer risk variants to date

New drug compounds thwart master regulator of tumor growth, metastasis

New drug compounds thwart master regulator of tumor growth, metastasis

Discovery could pave way for new breast cancer drugs

Discovery could pave way for new breast cancer drugs

Scientists develop computationally inspired method for preclinical study of anxiety

Scientists develop computationally inspired method for preclinical study of anxiety

What and why every woman needs to know about dense breasts

What and why every woman needs to know about dense breasts

The evidence for BRCA1/2 or any genetic testing in breast cancer patients

The evidence for BRCA1/2 or any genetic testing in breast cancer patients

Patient-reported outcomes linked to aromatase inhibitor adherence

Patient-reported outcomes linked to aromatase inhibitor adherence

Points to consider: Should germline genetic testing be offered to all patients with breast cancer?

Points to consider: Should germline genetic testing be offered to all patients with breast cancer?

ACMG recommends evaluations of breast cancer patients before genetic testing

ACMG recommends evaluations of breast cancer patients before genetic testing

Discovery of novel mechanism by which certain breast cancers can metastasize

Discovery of novel mechanism by which certain breast cancers can metastasize