conjugated oestrogens (equine ); estradiol; and estriol.
oestrogens mimic the female hormone estrogen, abnormal levels of which are linked to the growth of cancer.
They are able to compete for binding sites with circulating oestrogens of most mammals.
Dose and duration relationships have not been outlined in detail and conjugated equine oestrogens have been used as the predominant estrogen.
oestrogens of oral contraceptive pills containing synthetic estrogen are consumed every day.