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progesterone

[pro-jes-ter-own] a sex hormone released from the ovary during every menstrual cycle to prepare the uterus (womb) for pregnancy and the breasts for milk production (lactation). See also hormone, ovary.

Wild Yam

... Neither estrogen nor progesterone can be found in wild yams, although these
yams may contain compounds that have effects similar to, but milder ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/wild-yam

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... important new findings on the role of hormone use on the risk of breast cancer,
confirming that the use of estrogen plus progesterone increases the ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=136

What are the risk factors for endometrial cancer?

... Before menopause, the ovaries are the main source of the 2 main types
of female hormones -- estrogen and progesterone. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/endometrialcancer/detailedguide/endometrial-uterine-cancer-risk-factors

Lifestyle-related risk factors for breast cancer

... Depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA; Depo-Provera) is an injectable
form of progesterone that is given once every 3 months as birth control ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/breastcancerearlydetection/breast-cancer-early-detection-risk-lifestyle-related

CPS-3 News - Spring 2010

... in the journal Cancer, an American Cancer Society peer-reviewed journal,
confirmed that using estrogen and progesterone together increases the ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-025723.pdf

breast cancer and pregnancy

... by American Cancer Society grantee Ceshi Chen, PhD, from the University
of Rochester, has identified a critical target of progesterone in the breast ...

http://www.cancer.org/research/researchaccomplishments/breast-cancer-and-pregnancy

Postpartum Breast Cancer, Cancer Risks Associated with ...

... by American Cancer Society grantee Ceshi Chen, PhD, from the University
of Rochester, has identified a critical target of progesterone in the breast ...

http://www.cancer.org/research/acsresearchupdates/postpartum-breast-cancer

What are the risk factors for breast cancer?

... This is probably because men have less of the female hormones estrogen
and progesterone, which can promote breast cancer cell growth. Aging. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-risk-factors

Breast Cancer: Early Detection

... This is probably because men have less of the female hormones estrogen
and progesterone, which can promote breast cancer cell growth. Aging ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003165-pdf.pdf

What are the risk factors for breast cancer?

... This is probably because men have less of the female hormones estrogen
and progesterone, which can promote breast cancer cell growth. Aging. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-risk-factors?sitearea=