Inhibition Of Estrogen Biosynthesis Enhances Lymphoma Growth In Mice

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    Usually swollen lymph nodes indicate that the body is fighting some infection (bacterial, viral, fungal). I don't think estrogen is helpful in this situation as estrogen weakens your immune system. Estrogen destroys the thymus gland, the key organ of the immune system.
     
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    Yeah, estrogen has a bad name around here so I was surprised to find this study. Could well be that it is some kind of infection, I looked into EPV, but it seems hard to eliminate that one. I don't know how to find out what I have.

    I went to the doctor with this in summer 2017, and he didn't think much of it, he said something along the lines of that it's just something I have, nothing to be worried about. It was calming to hear that I don't need to worry about it, but when they are growing slowly it still worries me, and I don't think I have them "just because". That was such a lame explanation to me.
     
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    Well, based on the fact that every single mouse reported on had a significant amount of tumors, I think the best conclusion from this study is that is wise to avoid having lymphoma cells grafted onto you. A more accurate name for the study might be-

    Inhibition of estrogen biosynthesis enhances lymphoma growth AFTER LYMPHOMA CELLS ARE GRAFTED ONTO MICE in mice
     
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