Author: Paoletti J
Publication Year: 2009
Citation: Int J Pharm Compounding 2009;13(4)270-275.
Estriol has an important physiological role in the prevention of breast cancer by balancing the effects of the stronger estrogens, estradiol and estrone, effectively acting as an anti-estrogen. The author explains this phenomenon and explains a rationale for appropriate dosing of estriol relative to estradiol in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.