Designing clinical trials for continuous combined therapy

Viitanen, Antti
March 2000
Journal of the British Menopause Society;2000 Supplement, Vol. 6, p14
Academic Journal
The article presents the design of clinical trials for continuous combined therapy. An association between unopposed exogenous oestrogens and the risk of endometrial cancer are detected in numerous epidemiological studies. The proliferative effect of oestrogens on the endometrium is counteracted by the administration of progestogen.


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