Ronald Barentsen, MD, PhD

736 W 95TH ST



Like Mother, Like Daughter

October 14, 2011

During a gynecologic consultation my patient, Mrs. Andersen age 48 years was distraught and asked me for advice. She was worried about her mother, but also about herself. She was very concerned and proceeded to explain in detail the current situation.

Breast Cancer and Hormone Replacement Therapy

July 26, 2011

The relationship of sex hormones and breast cancer is a matter of concern of many women. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women in industrialized countries.

A Discussion of Natural Hormones

July 26, 2011

The request for "natural hormones" is nearly universal. But there is a lot of misunderstanding regarding this idea. What is natural? Compounds derived from nature? Or compounds from pharmaceutical companies that are structurally similar to hormones produced by the ovaries?

A Discussion of Natural Hormones

July 12, 2011

An excerpt from the Menopause & Perimenopause Ask the Expert column