While proof of estrogen's benefits for menopausal women is readily available, fears about cancer remain and some women refuse this treatment. Phytoestrogens, soy-based proteins, may become an acceptable alternative in the future, but for now the authors advise that they be used with caution due to the lack of data surrounding them.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||18|
|State||Published - Sep 1 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Advanced and Specialized Nursing
- Maternity and Midwifery