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Fracture incidence in relation to the pattern of use of hormone therapy in postmenopausal women.

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CONTEXT: Evidence is limited on the effects of different patterns of use of postmenopausal hormone therapy on fracture incidence and particularly on the effects of ceasing use. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of different patterns of hormone therapy use on fracture incidence. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: Prospective study of 138,737 postmenopausal women aged 50 to 69 years recruited from the UK general population in 1996-1998 (the Million Women Study) and followed up for 1.9 to 3.9...

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10.1001/jama.291.18.2212

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
JAMA
Volume:
291
Issue:
18
Pages:
2212-2220
Publication date:
2004-05-05
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EISSN:
1538-3598
ISSN:
0098-7484
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uuid:89281240-9091-46b0-ae8e-0143f1817391
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32708
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pubs:32708

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