Quick question on cancer, estrogen and menopause

Dear Dr. Milrod: A close friend is undergoing radiation treatments for serious breast cancer. She recently said her many years of estrogen treatments may have been the cause; she went that route because she had severe hot flashes and other unpleasantness associated with menopause. I had thought estrogen has been minimized as a possible cause of breast cancer. Another friend made a decision NOT to have estrogen at about the same time, and her health is flourishing, except that... Read More