Philip J. Disaia, MD | Authors

Hormone Replacement and Breast Cancer Risk: Reconsidering the Data

November 12, 2009

In their recent commentary (Oncology 23:639-641, 2009), Labriola and colleagues reviewed the data on “natural” hormone replacement and breast cancer risk. The “natural” agents were bioidentical and phytoestrogen supplements to manage vasomotor symptoms in breast cancer patients.

Management of Menopausal Symptoms in the Cancer Patient

October 01, 1999

The article by Castiel highlights the benefits and potential risks of estrogen replacement in cancer patients. For patients with malignancies that are not “estrogen sensitive,” adding hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to the therapeutic regimen can only improve quality of life.