National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Scientific Review of Estrogens, Steriodal

Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)

Primary Uses or Exposures: Steriodal estrogens are a group of structurally related hormones that control sex and growth characteristics and are commonly used in hormone or estrogen replacement therapy to treat symptoms of menopause, and in oral contraceptives.

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