Estrogen-alone Therapy and Invasive Breast Cancer Incidence Estrogen-alone Therapy and Invasive Breast Cancer Incidence
Studies have demonstrated increased breast cancer risk associated with postmenopausal hormone therapy, but does risk vary depending on dose, formulation, and route of delivery of estrogen-alone HT?Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

The New Old Age: For Elderly Women with Breast Cancer, Surgery May Not Be the Best Option
Nursing home patients may be frail or have other diseases, leading some doctors to advise hormone therapy rather than operations. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PAULA SPAN Tags: Mammography Breast Cancer Surgery and Surgeons Elderly Nursing Homes Dr. Mara Schonberg Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why does hormone therapy worsen some prostate cancers?
Some prostate cancers resist androgen-targeting therapy and continue to spread because the treatment alters the environment of tumor cells, a study shows. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Adverse effects of hormone therapy in prostate cancers
Hormone therapy is not always beneficial for prostate cancer patients, according to a study published in theJournal of Clinical Investigation.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormone therapy can make prostate cancer worse, study finds
(Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) Scientists at Cedars-Sinai have discovered how prostate cancer can sometimes withstand and outwit a standard hormone therapy, causing the cancer to spread. Their findings also point to a simple blood test that may help doctors predict when this type of hormone therapy resistance will occur. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Online tool can predict breast cancer relapse after hormone therapy
The new online tool‘CTS5’ can be used to determine if a patient is at risk of their breast cancer returning following hormone therapy, according to research published in theJournal of Clinical Oncology.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Online tool can predicts breast cancer relapse after hormone therapy
The new online tool‘CTS5’ can be used to determine if a patient is at risk of their breast cancer returning following hormone therapy, according to research published in theJournal of Clinical Oncology.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Menopause hormone therapy is linked to microscopic colitis
Treating menopause symptoms with hormones is associated with microscopic colitis, according to results published in the JournalGastroenterology.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New Online Tool Aids Decisions on Breast Cancer Endocrine Tx New Online Tool Aids Decisions on Breast Cancer Endocrine Tx
A simple online risk tool to help clinicians decide whether women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer should continue hormone therapy after 5 years has been developed by UK researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Relieve migraine pain by balancing hormones with a healthy diet and exercise
(Natural News) The relationship between migraines and hormones is one that has led to many women receiving warnings against hormone therapy. Using oral contraceptives has long been believed to increase the risk of stroke among migraine sufferers. Yet according to a recent study from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), that may not be necessarily be... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stopping HRT does not increase atherosclerosis
According to a study, published inMenopause, stopping low-dose hormone therapy in menopause does not lead to a rebound effect on the advancement of atherosclerosis.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Complementary Medicine, Refusal of Conventional Cancer Therapy, and Survival Among Patients With Curable Cancers
This research article found patients who received CM were more likely to refuse additional conventional cancer treatment (surgery/chemo or radio or hormone therapy) and had higher risk of death. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause hormone therapy and your heart
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Housecall: Menopause and hormone therapy
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Hormone therapy: Is it right for you??? Hormone replacement therapy ? medications containing female hormones to replace the ones the body no longer makes after menopause ? is sometimes used to treat common menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes and vaginal discomfort. Hormone therapy also has been proven to prevent bone loss [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 30, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Transgender Hormonal Therapy Might Interfere with PrEP
(MedPage Today) -- 13% decrease in tenofovir availability; unclear whether it compromises protection (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - July 26, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

A trans woman says a pharmacist refused to fill her hormone prescription
Hilde Hall says she went straight from her doctor's office in April to a CVS pharmacy in her Phoenix suburb, eager to fill her first hormone therapy prescription. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Complementary Cancer Therapies Can Increase Risk of Early Death
People diagnosed with cancer have a multitude of treatment options, many of which are standard therapies that have been well-studied to improve their chances of surviving their disease or avoiding recurrence. But people are increasingly also folding in complementary medicine approaches — which include nutrients, herbal remedies and other so-called natural supplements — with their cancer treatment regimes. While these are not nearly as well-studied as conventional therapies like surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, many people rely on them because they believe they can improve their chances of surviving their ca...
Source: TIME: Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthytime Source Type: news

Stopping hormone therapy not linked to increased cardiovascular risk
A new study inMenopause suggests that stopping hormone treatment during menopause does not affect arterial hardening and thickness.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Artery hardening and thickness not affected by stopping hormone therapy
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Heart disease is still the number one killer of US women, and hormone therapy remains a top treatment for menopause symptoms. A new study connects these two facts to demonstrate little effect of hormone therapy on artery thickness as a precursor to heart disease. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heart Risks Tied to Transwomen's Hormone Therapy
Title: Heart Risks Tied to Transwomen's Hormone TherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - July 11, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Transgender women have higher risk of strokes and blood clots
Researchers at Kaiser Permanente and Emory University studied 100,000 people for the first ever study on the risk of hormone therapy in transgender men and women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart Risks Tied to Transwomen's Hormone Therapy
TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 -- Transwomen who undergo hormone therapy may face higher chances of blood clots, stroke and heart attack, a new study suggests. The term transwoman refers to a woman who is designated male at birth. Some undergo hormone... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Transfeminine Persons Have Increased VTE Incidence
TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 -- Transfeminine individuals have increased rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) compared with cisgender men and cisgender women, with more pronounced differences for those initiating hormone therapy, according to research... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hormone therapy in transgender women may deteriorate cardiovascular health
Hormone treatment given to transgender patients transitioning from male to female may significantly increase their risk of stroke, a study inAnnals of Internal Medicine reports. Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 10, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women
Hormones given to people to align their sex with their gender pose a significant risk of serious blood clots and stroke among transgender women. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 10, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Transgender women have higher risk of strokes and blood clots
Researchers at Kaiser Permanente and Emory University studied 100,000 people for the first ever study on the risk of hormone therapy in transgender men and women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women
(Reuters Health) - Hormones given to people to align their sex with their gender pose a significant risk of serious blood clots and stroke among transgender women, one of the largest studies of transgender patients has concluded. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Immunotherapy drug for skin disease could boost hormone treatment for prostate cancer
(Institute of Cancer Research) A new form of immunotherapy reactivates the response to hormone treatment in advanced prostate cancer, a study in mice and human tissue has found.Hormone therapy is a mainstay of prostate cancer treatment - but tumour cells can grow resistant, leading to a hard-to-treat, advanced form of the disease.The new study found that blocking a protein produced by a type of immune cell - known as granulocytic myeloid-derived suppressor cells - restored sensitivity to hormone therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 27, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Menopausal Hormone Therapy . . . Current Concepts
Title: Menopausal Hormone Therapy . . . Current ConceptsCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 7/22/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy in Survivors of Breast Cancer
Title: Hormone Therapy in Survivors of Breast CancerCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 5/31/2001 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:07 PM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy - HRT, HT, ET, EPT, What Does it All Mean?
Title: Hormone Therapy - HRT, HT, ET, EPT, What Does it All Mean?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 7/23/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:07 PM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Test predicts whether chemotherapy will help early-stage breast cancer patients
Among women with the most common type of breast cancer, those with certain genetic risk scores didn ’t benefit from receiving chemotherapy in addition to hormone therapy. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Women With Breast Cancer May Soon Be Skipping Chemo. Here ’s Why
Phyllis Lacetti found her own breast cancer when she felt an abnormal lump in her right breast in 2007. A nurse at Montefiore Medical Center, she had a lumpectomy to remove it, but an MRI afterward revealed remaining cancer cells, so she opted to get a mastectomy. Her cancer doctor recommended she get chemotherapy to ensure that her cancer wouldn’t recur, since Lacetti’s family history put her at high risk. Her sister and father had died of leukemia, and her brother passed away from thyroid cancer. Chemotherapy, he said, was her best option for preventing the cancer from returning. But Lacetti was reticent abo...
Source: TIME: Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthytime Source Type: news

Woman's breast cancer cured with her immune cells
A woman with advanced metastatic breast cancer has been cured with a method that used her own immune cells to fight the disease, a technique that researchers say has the potential to help patients with any kind of cancer.   Judy Perkins, 52, had had a mastectomy in 2003, but her breast cancer returned. She had tumors in her chest and on her liver and was given only a few months to live after unsuccessful hormone therapy and chemotherapy failed to stop her cancer’s growth, per NBC News. Scientists… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 5, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Safely Skip Chemo, Major Study Finds
CHICAGO (CBS News/AP) — Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient’s risk. The study is the largest ever done of breast cancer treatment, and the results are expected to spare up to 70,000 patients a year in the United States and many more elsewhere the ordeal and expense of these drugs. “The impact is tremendous,” said the study leader, Dr. Joseph Sparano of Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Most wo...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Source Type: news

WATCH: Nearly 70 percent of early breast cancer patients may not need chemotherapy: Study
The trial used a gene test done on tumors to help decide whether a woman would benefit from chemo or if they could receive hormone therapy. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

Most Women With Breast Cancer Can Skip Chemo, According to New Study
(CHICAGO) — Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient’s risk. The study is the largest ever done of breast cancer treatment, and the results are expected to spare up to 70,000 patients a year in the United States and many more elsewhere the ordeal and expense of these drugs. “The impact is tremendous,” said the study leader, Dr. Joseph Sparano of Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Most women in this ...
Source: TIME: Health - June 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marilynn Marchione / AP Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Women's Health Source Type: news

Most Women With Breast Cancer Can Skip Chemo, According to New Study
(CHICAGO) — Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient’s risk. The study is the largest ever done of breast cancer treatment, and the results are expected to spare up to 70,000 patients a year in the United States and many more elsewhere the ordeal and expense of these drugs. “The impact is tremendous,” said the study leader, Dr. Joseph Sparano of Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Most women in this ...
Source: TIME: Science - June 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Marilynn Marchione / AP Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Women's Health Source Type: news

Black patients show stronger response to hormone therapy for prostate cancer
(Duke University Medical Center) African-American men with advanced prostate cancer might be more responsive than white men to an anti-androgen drug and steroids, according to a study led by Duke Cancer Institute researchers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 1, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Hormone therapy has little impact on Medicare expenditure
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Hormone therapy may slow cognitive decline
A combination therapy of estradiol and progesterone may benefit cognitive function in postmenopausal women, a study inMenopause suggests.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 31, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

TherapeuticsMD's therapy for menopause-related condition gets approval
(Reuters) - Women's healthcare company TherapeuticsMD Inc won its first-ever U.S. approval on Wednesday with the drug regulator clearing its hormone therapy for a painful condition triggered by menopause after rejecting it a year earlier. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA approves TherapeuticsMD's hormone therapy
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved TherapeuticsMD Inc's hormone therapy for a painful condition triggered by menopause, the women's health company said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hormone therapy may lead to improved cognitive function
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Hormones affect just about everything that goes on in a woman's body, from reproductive function and sexual libido to weight gain and overall mood. A new study shows how, in the right dosage and combination, hormones also may slow cognitive decline in postmenopausal women as they age. The study is being published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Menopause hormone therapy: Who shouldn't take it?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - May 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salvage Cryoablation May Delay Hormone Therapy in Recurrent Prostate Cancer
Salvage prostate therapy following local recurrence post radiation may be a safe way to avoid or delay initiation of hormone deprivation. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: John Schieszer Tags: Genitourinary Cancers News Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Salvage Cryoablation May Delay the Need for Hormone Therapy in Recurrent Prostate Cancer
Salvage cryoablation following local recurrence post radiation may be a safe way to avoid or delay initiation of hormone deprivation therapy. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: John Schieszer Tags: Genitourinary Cancers News Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy and Risk for Cancer in BRCA1 Mutation Carriers Hormone Therapy and Risk for Cancer in BRCA1 Mutation Carriers
Dr Andrew Kaunitz discusses the impact of hormone therapy on risk for breast cancer in BRCA carriers undergoing risk-reduction surgery.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Breast cancer survivors have increased risk of diabetes
A study, published in theJournal of Clinical Oncology, reports that women successfully treated with hormone therapy for breast cancer have a greater risk of developing diabetes. Medpage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news