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Hormone therapy after Lcis

I previously had a breast reduction in 8/99, in which they found Lcis in my right breast. Now almost 10 years later. I'm starting perimenapausal.  My doctor has sugessted  a low dose birth control for a short time to help ease this transition (mostly hot flashes and mood swings), I would like to know if this a viable option for me, and to this date all my mamograms have been fine.  I don't want to tempt fate, but these hot flashes are very hard to deal with on a constant basis.  Thanks ckennon
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HRT isn't recommended much these days due to the fact that it has been proven that it is a factor in developing breast cancer. When it is recommended it is for the shortest time possible and at a very low dose. From your post your Physician is quite aware and following protocol. I see no reason why you can't follow his recommendation for a short transition time.
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