Breast Cancer Rates Have Dropped Since WHI of 2002

February 2007
Travel Medicine Advisor;Feb2007, Vol. 17 Issue 2, Special section p1
The article reports on the drop in breast cancer rates since the publication of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) in 2002. The WHY study of estrogen-progesterone combination was stopped when it was revealed that women on the drug combination were at increased risk of breast cancer. A separate study conducted by researchers from North Carolina showed a decrease in hormone use between 2001 and 2003.


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