Hormones and Breast Cancer

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Women, over the course of a lifetime, are exposed to many hormones, from her first period until menopause. A woman makes estrogen and progesterone which support normal breast cells, but this lifetime of exposure to hormones can place women at an increased risk for breast cancer.

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