There are many hormone-related cancers and this is the fourth most common one in women in the UK.
Ovarian cancer can pass undetected as it has few warning signs and can strike at any age, including menopause. Do you know what the risk factors, and symptoms, are?
Excess oestrogen and hormone imbalance are associated with endometriosis and endometrial cancer. Diet plays an important role in staying healthy and if you are oestrogen dominant, and love carbonated drinks, you may have increased your risk factor.
Cervical cancer can occur at any age so it is important to know how to protect yourself, and address what you can do to ensure early diagnosis.
This is a significant cancer risk for all women and prevention means having the right information and ensuring hormone balance.
One of the delights of my job is hearing from experts in the field of bioidentical hormones. Dame Dr Shirley is one of the most experienced practitioners worldwide and comments on a new report in The Times.
HRT has mainly been associated with hormonal cancer risks, but this study also links it to an increased lung cancer risk, and not just in smokers.
Ovarian cancer is mainly found in women over 50, so menopause is a key time to check your own risk factors. Reducing stress levels is a key element according to new research.
HRT use has been linked to breast cancer and heart disease, but new studies indicate that there could also be an additional risk for ovarian cancer at menopause.
Cervical cancer is largely a preventable disease, but younger women are being denied screening