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Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Hot Flashes

Treatment with estrogen can prevent hot flashes, and it is more effective than other available treatments.

Although estrogen is a very reliable treatment for hot flashes, using estrogen after menopause does create some health risks. One of the most important risks from hormone replacement is breast cancer.

Do you have a personal history of breast cancer, currently or in the past?

Yes, I have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

No, I have never had breast cancer.

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