Hormone replacement therapy after treatment of breast cancer: effects on postmenopausal symptoms, bone mineral density and recurrence rates.

@article{Beckmann2001HormoneRT,
  title={Hormone replacement therapy after treatment of breast cancer: effects on postmenopausal symptoms, bone mineral density and recurrence rates.},
  author={Matthias W. Beckmann and Dirmanto Jap and Sirus Djahansouzi and Caroline Nestle-Kraemling and Bettina Kuschel and Peter Dall and C Brumm and Hans Georg Bender},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={2001},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={199-206}
}
PURPOSE Breast cancer (BC) is the most frequent female carcinoma and the major cause of death in women aged 35--50 years. The total number of patients surviving BC and especially the morbidity rate of patients below the age of 55 years has increased significantly in the last several years. As a consequence, the number of BC patients suffering from the long-term effects of estrogen deficiency due to adjuvant treatment is increasing. At present, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) following BC… CONTINUE READING

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