Breast cancer incidence after hormonal treatments for infertility: systematic review and meta-analysis of population-based studies

@article{Gennari2015BreastCI,
  title={Breast cancer incidence after hormonal treatments for infertility: systematic review and meta-analysis of population-based studies},
  author={Alessandra Gennari and Mauro Boronat Costa and Matteo Puntoni and Laura Paleari and Andrea Censi and Maria Pia Sormani and Nicoletta Provinciali and Paolo Bruzzi},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2015},
  volume={150},
  pages={405-413}
}
The increasing practice of hormonal infertility treatments (HITs) raised concerns about their effects on breast cancer (BC) risk. Available evidence reported conflicting results. The aim of this study was to assess the potential association between HITs and BC risk. The literature was searched through November 2014. Eligible studies included cohort studies reporting BC incidence in women undergone HITs. Data were analyzed with standard meta-analytic techniques. Subgroup analyses were performed… CONTINUE READING

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