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Re: Vitimin E

Hello PatriciaM99


Thanks for your post. NICE guidance (menopause section) does state that soy (isoflavone), red clover, black cohosh, vitamin E or magnetic devices should not be used to treat menopausal symptoms in women with breast cancer.


It is likely that in relation to vitamin E, that research has shown that there were no significant effects on hot flushes when taking it.


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Vitimin E

We had a discussion today at a moving forward course about vitamin e and that NICE guidelines are to avoid it.  


Can you let me now if this is the current thinking and let me know is that any type of vitamin E and why they think that ladies who have had breast cancer treatment should avoid as it was just in a 'list' of things to avoid without any explanation