TITLE

2008 - Risk for cancer was still increased over 2 years after stopping hormone therapy

AUTHOR(S)
Cheung, Angela M.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;8/19/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 2, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study regarding the health risks associated in postmenopausal women after stopping hormone therapy (HT) and presents the author's views on it. It describes the procedure of the study, which revealed that the risk of cancer increased in postmenopausal women, over 2 years after stopping estrogen and progestin therapy. The author suggests that postmenopausal women should weigh the benefits and risks of HT and use the lowest dose for the shortest possible duration.
ACCESSION #
34599503

 

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