Many question marks still remain about the menopause – when can women expect to go through it, what are the symptoms and can HRT make a difference? Dr Dorota Urbaniak answers some of the frequently asked questions.
The UK’s Covid vaccination programme is well underway with more 31 million people having received their first dose at the time of publication.
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.