Hormone replacement therapy use and variations in the risk of breast cancer.

@article{Opatrny2008HormoneRT,
  title={Hormone replacement therapy use and variations in the risk of breast cancer.},
  author={Lucie Opatrny and Sophie Dell'aniello and St{\'e}phanie Assouline and Samy Suissa},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={115 2},
  pages={169-75; discussion 175}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of different types and formulations of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. DESIGN Population-based case-control study. SETTING UK, 1988-2004. PARTICIPANTS Women 50-75 years between 1998 and 2004. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Breast cancer incidence to estimate the rate ratio (RR) associated with use of various HRTs over a 30-year period. RESULTS We identified 6347 incident cases of breast cancer that were… CONTINUE READING

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