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Does use of estradiol increase my risk of getting cancer?

Use of estradiol may increase your risk for getting cancer and other conditions that can lead to cancer. Use of this drug raises your risk of getting endometrial hyperplasia, which is a condition that can lead to cancer of the uterus. Long-term use of this drug may also increase your risk of developing breast cancer. Use of estradiol can also increase risk of endometrial cancer. You should discuss these risks with your doctor prior to use.

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