The Mortality Toll of Estrogen Avoidance (video) Yale University Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Estrogen therapy has been widely misunderstood, and may offer important benefits to women in their 50s who have had a hysterectomy. Credit Patrick Lynch and Karen Peart, Yale Office of Public Affairs & Communications. Usage Restrictions Please credit Yale University, Karen Peart and Patrick Lynch Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.