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Use of HRT and the subsequent risk of cancer.

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At least 20 million women in developed countries are estimated to be currently using hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Almost 100 epidemiological studies have reported on the relationship between the use of HRT and the risk of cancer of female reproductive organs, namely the breast, uterus or ovary. Cancer at these sites is common and there are a priori reasons why the use of hormonal therapy to 'replace' the endogenous production of ovarian hormones after the menopause might increase the ri...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of epidemiology and biostatistics
Volume:
4
Issue:
3
Pages:
191-210
Publication date:
1999-01-01
ISSN:
1359-5229
Source identifiers:
31633
Language:
English
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pubs:31633
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uuid:0c041b4c-97e4-4273-a10f-fc32bc53aa77
Local pid:
pubs:31633
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2012-12-19

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