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Dr. Cynthia A. Stuenkel

Clinical Professor of Medicine

University of California , San Diego

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University of California , San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive

La Jolla, California 92093

United States

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The University of California, San Diego, is one of the leading universities in mixed-signal, microwave and mm-wave RFICs, digital communications, applied electromagnetics, optics and nano-electronics research, and is home to the Center for Wireless Commun ... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Executive Board
Francis Parker Parent Association

Board Member
Camarada

Member
The Endocrine Society

President
North American Menopause Society

Board Member
Menopause

Member
Gynecologists Task Force on Hormone Therapy

Member
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Clinical Research Fellow
Harvard Medical School

Education

MD

MD

San Diego School of Medicine

MD

University of California , San Diego

MD

University of California at San Diego

medical degree

University of Illinois

Web References (196 Total References)


Menopause Management

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Cynthia A. Stuenkel, MD Clinical Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism University of California, San Diego


Bioidentical Hormones According to the LA Times

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Dr. Cynthia Stuenkel, clinical professor of medicine at UC San Diego

"Dr. Cynthia Stuenkel, clinical professor of medicine at UC San Diego and president of the North American Menopause Society, shares this concern . "Some progesterone creams may contain little or no progesterone, while others contain so much that they definitely should be available only with a prescription, " she says. " Taking hormones without the careful guidance of a doctor is risky business ," Stuenkel says, " Among other things, too many hormones can potentially cause blood clots and endometrial hyperplasia, a precursor to uterine cancer.
Dr Stuenkel is correct in that progesterone creams are relatively safe, and available OTC (over the counter) without a prescription. These are regulated by the cosmetics act. She is also correct in that the OTC progesterone creams may vary in potency. The highest quality and most reliable progesterone creams are made by prescription at a compounding pharmacy. These are freshly prepared according to the prescribed dosage written by the physician. This is all OK.
Blood Clots and Endometrial Hyperplasia and Uterine Cancer - Omitting History
Dr. Stuenkel is right that certain types of hormones cause blood clots and uterine cancer. However, blood clots are caused by oral estrogen, not progesterone.Uterine cancer is caused by oral estrogen, specifically Premarin.
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Also omitted from the LA Times article was that the two hormone experts, Stuenkel and Santoro both disclosed financial ties to Wyeth and other drug companies that make synthetic chemically altered "Monster'" hormones.
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(12) http://www.medpagetoday.com/pdf/IndiciaME03/ Cynthia A. Stuenkel, MD, NCMP Dr. Stuenkel is a consultant for Eli Lilly, Upsher-Smith, and Wyeth.
(13) http://www.clinicianschannel.com/pik/1833/index.cfm Cynthia A. Stuenkel, MD, has received honorarium from Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc, and Ally Pharma Options Pvt. Ltd.
(14) http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/709447 Cynthia A. Stuenkel, MD, financial relationships


Dr. Cynthia Stuenkel, ...

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Dr. Cynthia Stuenkel, Clinical Professor of Medicine at UC San Diego

The LA TImes author then goes on to state:
"Dr. Cynthia Stuenkel, clinical professor of medicine at UC San Diego and president of the North American Menopause Society, shares this concern. "Some progesterone creams may contain little or no progesterone, while others contain so much that they definitely should be available only with a prescription," she says. "Taking hormones without the careful guidance of a doctor is risky business," Stuenkel says, " Among other things, too many hormones can potentially cause blood clots and endometrial hyperplasia, a precursor to uterine cancer."
Dr Stuenkel is correct in that progesterone creams are relatively safe, and available OTC (over the counter) without a prescription. These are regulated by the cosmetics act. She is also correct in that the OTC progesterone creams may vary in potency. The highest quality and most reliable progesterone creams are made by prescription at a compounding pharmacy. These are freshly prepared according to the prescribed dosage written by the physician. This is all OK.
Blood Clots, Endometrial Hyperplasia, Uterine Cancer - Omitting History
Dr. Stuenkel is right that certain types of hormones cause blood clots and uterine cancer. However, blood clots are caused by oral estrogen, not progesterone. Uterine cancer is caused by oral estrogen, specifically Premarin.
...
Also omitted from the LA Times article was that the two hormone experts, Stuenkel and Santoro both disclosed financial ties to Wyeth and other drug companies that make synthetic chemically altered "Monster'" hormones.
...
(13) http://www.clinicianschannel.com/pik/1833/index.cfm Cynthia A. Stuenkel, MD, has received honorarium from Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc, and Ally Pharma Options Pvt. Ltd.
(14) http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/709447 Cynthia A. Stuenkel, MD, financial relationships


Dr. Cynthia Stuenkel is a ...

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Dr. Cynthia Stuenkel is a clinical professor of endocrinology at the University of California, San Diego. She moderated the presentation and was not involved in the research.


ACOG UPDATE : Medinfo Systems OBG Update Home : accredited audio CME physician education on CD

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Cynthia A. Stuenkel, MD Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California

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