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Breast cancer and hormone replacement therapy: collaborative reanalysis of data from 51 epidemiological studies of 52,705 women with breast cancer and 108,411 women without breast cancer. Collaborative Group on Hormonal Factors in Breast Cancer.

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BACKGROUND: The Collaborative Group on Hormonal Factors in Breast Cancer has brought together and reanalysed about 90% of the worldwide epidemiological evidence on the relation between risk of breast cancer and use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). METHODS: Individual data on 52,705 women with breast cancer and 108,411 women without breast cancer from 51 studies in 21 countries were collected, checked, and analysed centrally. The main analyses are based on 53,865 postmenopausal women with...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
350
Issue:
9084
Pages:
1047-1059
Publication date:
1997-10-05
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:cc37b9df-d51d-4508-824c-c7021c291707
Source identifiers:
342207
Local pid:
pubs:342207

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