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The study indicates that women who take estrogen and progestin hormone therapy are at greater risk of cancer.
  hormone that plays an important role in the female reproductive cycle
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  • The study indicates that women who take estrogen and progestin hormone therapy are at greater risk of cancer.
  • And/or he couldn’t/wouldn’t talk about it to me, assuming he wanted to, assuming the entire drama wasn’t a product of my estrogen poisoning or a symptom of a brain tumor caused by eating so many gallons of artificially colored, high-fructose corn syrup–enhanced plastic food products when I was younger.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Two hundred women, no phones, no washing machines, no hair dryers—it was like Lord of the Flies on estrogen.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • He’d pioneered the use of estrogen for treating symptoms of menopause and made important early discoveries about endometriosis.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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  • My father, the lone male in our estrogen-heavy household, had always dealt with any kind of emotional situation or conflict by doing something concrete and specific.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Just Listen
  • Since then it was all estrogen, all the time.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • She wiggled a toe: Get estrogen levels checked.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • I wasn’t allowed on these trips-they were, traditionally, estrogen-free —but he often took me down on other weekends, when he needed to work on the house or just felt like getting away.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • It had been a while since I’d had a girls’ night out, and the estrogen rush was invigorating.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • You couldn’t mother someone if they shot five gallons of estrogen into your veins!
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports

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  • Maybe it’s the estrogen.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • No doubt his breasts are enlarged, his armpits hairless, and his testes shriveled to the size of walnuts—all because his liver no longer detoxifies the estrogen a male normally produces.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Where’s the estrogen?
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • Where’s the estrogen?
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
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Associated words [difficulty]:   estrogen [7] , testosterone [4]
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