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What the Women’s Health Initiative Results Mean for Breast Cancer Survivors

In July 2002 a large, randomized control trial called the Women’s Health Initiative was stopped three years early with the conclusion that Estrogen plus Progestin (E+P) is, on balance, not an effective preventative medication for healthy menopausal women. The results of this trial have surprised both doctors and the general public, because they have shown that E+P does not prevent heart disease and causes breast cancer (1). We believe there are several changes in concepts about menopausal hormone therapy that are important for breast cancer survivors.

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Perimenopause, Menopause

Progesterone is NOT a Progestogen/Progestin— It’s Estrogen’s Unique Biological Partner

This article was originally published in our enewsletter.

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Can a Blood Test tell me Whether I am in Menopause?

There are several hormone levels that physicians may suggest ordering. For health care providers (HCP) these may include

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Life Phase: 
Perimenopause, Menopause

Do Fibroids Cause Heavy Flow in Perimenopause?

In this article, Dr Jerilynn Prior weighs in to clear up some of the popular assumptions and misconceptions about uterine

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Contraceptive Choices—seeking effective, convenient, safe and ovulation-friendly birth control

Our primary goal when choosing a reversible birth control method is that it effectively prevent pregnancy, is without personal unwanted side-effects and is affordable and convenient. CeMCOR believes we should add a second goal—that the effective/safe chosen contraceptive method also preserves normal menstrual cycles and ovulation.

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How can I Tell I am in Perimenopause?

What's going on? Why can't I sleep normally, why am I so grumpy or suddenly anxious, why am I abruptly hot and sweaty? Could I be in

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Life Phase: 
Perimenopause

Ovarian Hormone Therapy for Women in the 21st Century

This article was prepared in conjunction with a conference presentation in May 2015. It outlines new information and updates to what is known about ovarian hormone therapy.

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When should I have sex to get pregnant?

This is a question from our Ask Us segment with useful answers for anyone trying to conceive

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Fertility

Depo Provera Use and Bone Health

New science decreases concerns even about use in teenagers

by Drs. Azita Goshtasebi & Jerilynn C. Prior

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Progesterone for Hot Flashes: NAMS eConsult

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Life Phase: 
Perimenopause, Menopause
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Hot flushes

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Estrogen’s Storm Season

Estrogen's Storm Season

by Dr. Jerilynn C Prior

New second edition available

Estrogen’s Storm Season will soon be available in BOTH print and eBook (Mobi and ePUB) versions!

All royalties support CeMCOR research.

It is full of lively, realistic stories with which women can relate and evidence-based, empowering perimenopause information. It was a finalist in 2006 for the Independent Publisher Book  Award in Health.

Coming soon: purchase your copy via our Amazon or Kobo storefronts!

Paperback copies (with updated insert) still available here.

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