Estrogen wasn't the reason

I had a hysterectomy when I was 40 for two reasons. The second child was born with heredity disease. I had two children after that, and I had fibroid tumors. So I had a hysterectomy and at that stage, people were not recommending hormone kinds of therapy. And interesting enough, it was after I came back from India. Its my arthritis doctor who, of course, is worrying about hormones because of the osteoporosis. She put me on estrogen. Well clearly, that's not the reason that I had breast cancer, but that's the only time I took it, was about the last four months before I had surgery.

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