Assistance
Search
You are here: Home Blog HRT

Your results for ‘HRT

HRT and breast cancer risk: the bogeyman in perspective

In this article Professor Isaac Manyonda, Consultant Gynaecologist, looks in more detail at HRT and the risk of breast cancer. It can be argued that 'the big C' - breast cancer - is a major determinant of whether women take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or not. Yes, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the developed world, accounting for 30% of all cancers in these women. And as we approach October, breast cancer awareness month, this fact is ever more pertinent.
Read more

You may also find these interesting

Knee arthritis and cold weather

More than 10 million people in the UK have arthritis or similar conditions that affect the joints. Over half of these people experience pain every day that has a big impact on their life. Individuals who live in cold climates often report more troublesome symptoms of arthritis than those living in warmer areas.

Five things that you need to know about radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is generally considered to be the most effective cancer treatment after surgery. But what is radiotherapy and how does it work? Keisha Robinson, Head of Radiotherapy and Quality at Cancer Centre London, explains.

Five ways to manage chronic pain

Chronic pain is long-term pain that lasts for at least three months. This is a debilitating condition that can have a big impact on your life. If you are bedridden one day but feel better the next, it can be hard to understand and explain to others. Many people feel angry and frustrated if pain prevents them from doing routine tasks or enjoyable activities.