This is something I've researched quite extensively-since this applies to me. Here's my email, in case I run out of room and you have further questions. (***@****)Also, proceed with caution-if you have any breast cancer in your immediate family, etc. There have been a number of studies on this subject, here and elsewhere,google it(hepatitis+c+estrogen
)or go to (PubMed+T.Poynard+estrogen
)This article in PubMed will tell you what they think. Good article.