' Remarkable' New Data on Menopausal Hormone Therapy'Remarkable' New Data on Menopausal Hormone Therapy
Estrogen alone and estrogen/progestin have opposite effects on breast cancer risk; adding progestin may lead to a lifetime of increased risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - December 13, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New Study Shakes Up Thinking on Hormone Replacement Therapy
FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2019 -- The ongoing debate about postmenopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk may have turned even more muddy: A large, new study suggests that two different types of hormone therapy have opposite effects on women's... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 13, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Targeted therapy drug helps women with aggressive breast cancer live longer
A study led by UCLA researchers found that adding ribociclib, a targeted therapy drug, to standard hormone therapy significantly improves overall survival in postmenopausal women with advanced hormone-receptor positive/HER2- breast cancer, one of the most common types of the disease.The findings also show the combination treatment is beneficial at the time of recurrence and should become a first-line option in postmenopausal women with HR+/HER2- advanced breast cancer.The study was published today in the New England Journal of Medicine and presented earlier this year at the European Society for Medical Oncology Congress in...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Exercise may help reduce side effects of prostate hormone therapy
Short-term exercise may help reduce the adverse side effects of hormone therapy for patients with prostate cancer, according to a study published in theBritish Journal of Urology International (BJUI).Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Reducing the side-effects of prostate hormone therapy with exercise
(University of East Anglia) A prescription of short-term exercise for patients with advanced prostate cancer could help to reduce the side-effects of hormone therapy, according to new research.The trial aimed to reduce the adverse side-effects of hormone therapy such as weight gain and an increased risk of heart problems. The results show that a three month programme of aerobic and resistance training intervention prevented adverse changes in cardiopulmonary fitness and fatigue (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Duke research could advance treatments for prostate cancer
A breakthrough coming out of Duke University has the potential to treat prostate cancer cells that have become impervious to hormone therapy – presenting a wealth of potential therapeutic benefits as researchers press forward. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Duke research could advance treatments for prostate cancer
A breakthrough coming out of Duke University has the potential to treat prostate cancer cells that have become impervious to hormone therapy – presenting a wealth of potential therapeutic benefits as researchers press forward. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 6, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Smoking and alcohol use reduce efficacy of hormone therapy
Lifestyle factors such as alcohol use and smoking alter estradiol levels in women receiving hormone therapy, according to a study presented at the North American Menopause Society Annual Meeting.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Alcohol, Smoking Alter Estradiol Levels in Hormone Therapy Alcohol, Smoking Alter Estradiol Levels in Hormone Therapy
Alcohol use and smoking independently and inversely predict estradiol levels in women who are postmenopausal, likely because of their involvement with liver metabolism.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Insulin sensitivity greater in transgender men
Transgender men who have undergone hormone therapy have greater insulin sensitivity, according to a study published inDiabetes Care.Diabetes.co.uk (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Combination therapy increases height in girls with central precocious puberty
Girls with central precocious puberty treated with combination gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogues and recombinant growth hormone therapy achieve greater adult height, according to findings published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Complementary therapies can do more harm than good when breast cancer becomes visible
(European School of Oncology) Patients with advanced breast cancer that has spread to the skin are likely to cause more harm than good if they use complementary therapies to treat their skin lesions. Professor Maria Jo ã o Cardoso told the Advanced Breast Cancer Fifth International Consensus Conference (ABC5) in Lisbon that there was a long list of herbal products and creams that patients often try, but many of them could delay wound healing and interfere with systemic anti-cancer treatments such as hormone therapy or chemotherapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 13, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Analysis by surgical trainees examines recommendations for mastectomy across the UK
(Wiley) A woman's decision to undergo mastectomy for breast cancer relies on communication with her surgeon and, in addition, often draws on recommendations from a 'multidisciplinary team' (MDT) of doctors from different specialties such as oncology and radiology. An analysis published in the BJS found that most mastectomies in the UK are advised when tumours are large, and that some of these might have been avoided if more women had been given hormone therapy or chemotherapy to shrink the cancer before the surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Transgender "women" using hormone therapy are MORE likely to develop breast cancer
(Natural News) According to transgender dogma, using hormone therapy to try to switch genders is a completely safe, harmless and necessary line of treatment. But recently published research once again confirms that political agendas have no business in a medical setting. According to the latest research, trans women who undergo hormone therapy as part of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cardiovascular health needs careful monitoring in transgender people
The effects of hormone therapy on cardiovascular function in transgender people has been reviewed in a study published inHypertension, with the aim of highlighting risks and monitoring needs.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 30, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Transgender children should not have pre-pubertal hormone therapy
In response to a controversial custody case in Texas, The Endocrine Society have reiterated evidence-based recommendations from their Clinical Practice Guideline, that transgender children should avoid hormone therapy before puberty.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 30, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Pii to Manufacture FDA-Approved Hormone Therapy Injection Drug Product
Pharmaceutics International, Inc. (Pii), a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, is pleased to announce the commercial supply of... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - October 28, 2019 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

AHA News: How Does Hormone Therapy Affect Heart Health in Transgender People?
MONDAY, Oct. 28, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Cardiovascular health in transgender people requires a multifaceted approach to care, according to a new report that looked at a range of issues in how hormone therapy affects heart... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Sea Cucumber Hormone Therapy
Researchers will inject a relaxin-like hormone into sea cucumbers to boost the animals ’ numbers. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - October 28, 2019 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Options for breast cancer surgery
Breast cancer surgery is a key component of breast cancer treatment that involves removing the cancer with an operation. The surgery may be used alone or in combination with other treatments, such as chemotherapy, hormone therapy, targeted therapy and radiation therapy. For people with a very high risk of breast cancer, surgery may be an [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 24, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Extended Estrogen Therapy Aids Late-Life Cognition
FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 -- Longer use of estrogen hormone therapy is associated with higher cognitive status in late life, according to a study published online Oct. 14 in Menopause. Joshua M. Matyi, from Utah State University in Logan, and colleagues... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

41-year-old has stroke a month after being treated at hormone clinic
A CBS News investigation reveals a growing trend at health clinics nationwide that could be putting patients at risk. Clinics are selling hormone therapy treatment some believe provides a fountain of youth. But as Dr. Jonathan LaPook shows us, people are finding out about the dangers of some clinics' practices the hard way. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone therapy may improve cognitive function
A study published inMenopause suggests hormone therapy may improve cognitive function and brain health in menopausal women.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormone therapy clinics could be putting patients in danger
A CBS News investigation found clinics across the country are prescribing hormones to people with normal levels (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone therapy worsens quality of life for women with breast cancer
According to a study published inAnnals of Oncology, hormone therapy worsens quality of life for women with breast cancer to a greater extent and for longer than chemotherapy.Scienmag (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 9, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Menopausal Hormone Therapy: Let the Women Decide Menopausal Hormone Therapy: Let the Women Decide
Dr Andrew Kaunitz recommends keeping our eyes on the'big picture'in decisions about the use of menopausal hormone therapy.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 7, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

HRT reduces morbidity and mortality in women with Turner sydrome
Women undergoing hormone therapy for Turner syndrome found to have reduced risk of diabetes, osteoporotic fractures and stroke, according to findings published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Breast and ovarian cancer drugs shown to effectively treat prostate cancer
Results presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 2019 reveal that breast and ovarian cancer drugs are more effective at treating prostate cancer, than targeted hormone therapy.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 2, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Gender-affirming HT may lead to cardiometabolic complications in adolescents
Transgender adolescents undergoing gender-affirming hormone therapy have altered body composition that may have implications for cardiometabolic health, findings published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism suggest.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 2, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Why the Women Most Likely to Die of Breast Cancer Have Gotten the Least Attention
How can you have a moonshot trying to cure cancer and not mention people dying of cancer?I believed the narrative that is pushed on women, that if you check your breasts and if you catch it early, you’re fine.ide class="right-rail__container right-rail__container--ad"> Lianne Kraemer had been living with metastatic breast cancer for more than a year when I met her in December 2017 at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio. Throughout the week, more than 7,000 doctors, scientists and pharmaceutical-company representatives would descend on the city for the country’s most impor...
Source: TIME: Health - October 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kate Pickert Tags: Uncategorized Breast Cancer health Source Type: news

ASK THE GP DR MARTIN SCURR: How a man of 69 is having 25 hot flushes every day
ASK THE GP: After a prostate cancer diagnosis at 69, I had hormone therapy and radiotherapy. A year later, I'm still suffering intense and frequent hot flushes- 20 to 25 a day. What can I do? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical and lifestyle factors found to reduce efficacy of hormone therapy
Clinical and lifestyle factors including BMI, surgical menopause, smoking, alcohol use and antifungal medication influence estradiol levels in menopausal women taking hormone therapy, according to a study presented at the North American Menopause Society annual meeting.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 30, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormone therapy decreases type 2 diabetes metabolites
Hormone therapy could decrease metabolites that are linked with type 2 diabetes, according to a study by the Women’s Health Initiative presented during the 2019 North American Menopause Society Annual Meeting in Chicago.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 26, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

ASTRO: Radiation can nix side effects of T-cell therapy
Patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma who received radiation 30 days or less...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: AI predicts side effects from radiation therapy ASTRO: Is hormone therapy after prostate surgery needed? ASTRO: SABR generates immune response to prostate cancer ASTRO: Cervical cancer deaths rise as women's centers close ASTRO: Whole, partial breast RT yield similar cosmetic results (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 20, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASTRO: Radiation therapy can calm rapid heart rhythm
Just one high dose of radiation to the heart can significantly reduce episodes...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: AI predicts side effects from radiation therapy ASTRO: Is hormone therapy after prostate surgery needed? ASTRO: SABR generates immune response to prostate cancer ASTRO: Cervical cancer deaths rise as women's centers close ASTRO: Whole, partial breast RT yield similar cosmetic results (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 19, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Long-Term Hormone Therapy May Harm Prostate Cancer Subset Long-Term Hormone Therapy May Harm Prostate Cancer Subset
Clinical guidelines recommending hormone therapy with radiotherapy in prostate cancer may need to be revisited.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - September 17, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

ASTRO: SABR generates immune response to prostate cancer
CHICAGO - The use of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) to treat men...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: Is hormone therapy after prostate surgery needed? Ga-68 PSMA PET/MRI, mpMRI work for prostate cancer analysis AI, radiomics predict prostate cancer aggressiveness NaF-PET/CT does well in detecting prostate metastases ASTRO: SABR is effective for oligometastatic cancers (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 17, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASTRO: Cervical cancer deaths rise as women's centers close
CHICAGO - Women in states where family planning clinics have closed received...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: Is hormone therapy after prostate surgery needed? 3D printing customizes brachytherapy for cervical cancer Contrast ultrasound identifies early cervical cancer FDG-PET/CT targets metastases in cervical, endometrial cancer Volumetric MR images boost cervical cancer treatment planning (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 17, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hormone therapy not associated with fracture risk in young transgender women
A Dutch study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research finds no link between hormone therapy and fracture risk among young transgender women, but a potentially higher risk in trans women over the age of 50.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

ASTRO: Is hormone therapy after prostate surgery needed?
CHICAGO - Men who have undergone surgery for prostate cancer may not need long-term...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ga-68 PSMA PET/MRI, mpMRI work for prostate cancer analysis AI, radiomics predict prostate cancer aggressiveness NaF-PET/CT does well in detecting prostate metastases NaF-PET/CT rarely finds prostate cancer bone metastases Could Ga-68 PSMA PET become essential for prostate cancer? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 16, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Estrogen Therapy After Oophorectomy: Age Matters! Estrogen Therapy After Oophorectomy: Age Matters!
A new study informs clinical decision-making about starting estrogen-alone hormone therapy in menopausal women of different ages.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - September 10, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Type and timing of menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk: individual participant meta-analysis of the worldwide epidemiological evidence
In analysis based on>100,000 postmenopausal women, all types of HRT, except vaginal oestrogens (ONs), were linked to increased risks of developing breast cancer, particularly for ON+progestogen (PN) than for ON only preparations, and if PN given daily rather than intermittently. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Hormone therapy may only put some cells to 'sleep'
A laboratory analysis of the effects of hormone therapy on thousands of breast cancer cells found that this approach does not always destroy them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Breast cancer treatment may 'send tumour cells to sleep instead of killing them'
Scientists at Imperial College London found some cells became dormant in response to hormone therapy. It could explain why cancer returns if the cells 'wake up' in years to come. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Major Study Gives Women More Guidance on Hormone Therapy During Menopause
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 30, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Type and Timing of Menopausal HRT Affect Risk of Breast Cancer
FRIDAY, Aug. 30, 2019 -- Use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is associated with increased incidence of breast cancer, according to a study published online Aug. 29 in The Lancet. Researchers from the Collaborative Group on Hormonal Factors in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Major Study Gives Women More Guidance on Hormone Therapy During Menopause
Title: Major Study Gives Women More Guidance on Hormone Therapy During MenopauseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/29/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/30/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - August 30, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Can Menopausal Hormone Therapy Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer?
Researchers analyzed data from 108,647 postmenopausal women diagnosed with breast cancer to see if there was an increased risk of the disease for those who used menopausal hormone therapy. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - August 30, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news

Menopausal hormone therapy risks 'bigger and last longer' than thought
The increased risk of breast cancer lasts more than a decade after treatment stops, a study suggests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer: Menopausal hormone therapy risks 'bigger than thought'
The increased risk of breast cancer lasts more than a decade after treatment stops, a study suggests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news