HT associated with a decreased risk for breast cancer in BRCA1 mutations

October 2008
Hem/Onc Today;10/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p35
The article discusses results of a matched, case-controlled study on hormone therapy and breast cancer. According to a study conducted by researchers at the National Hospital in Oslo, Norway, published in a 2008 issue of the "Journal of the National Cancer Institute," hormone therapy lowers the risk of women with a BRCA1 mutation for breast cancer. The hormone therapy includes estrogen.


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