Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 10th, 2003
According to recent research from the United States, "Exposure to estrogens has been associated with an increased risk of developing breast cancer.
"Breast biopsy tissues from 49 women without breast cancer (controls) and 28 with breast carcinoma (cases) were analyzed by HPLC with electrochemical detection for 31 estrogen metabolites and catechol estrogen quinone-glutathione conjugates. The levels of estrone and estradiol were higher in cases," wrote E.G. Rogan and colleagues, University of Nebraska Medical Center.
"More 2-catechol estrogen (CE) than...
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