According to cancer.org, NO studies have shown bio-identical hormones to be safer, so it should be assumed that the risk is the same. (their words, except I emphasized the "no")
I've had breast cancer, and know several women who have, as well. Hoping hormones will help you lose weight isn't worth the risk. If your hormone levels are low (as tested by your doctor), then you'd need to discuss whether something needs to be done, and the pros and cons of the various treatments.
Ruth in Cookeville, TN Central Time Zone
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