Is the recent fall in incidence of post-menopausal breast cancer in UK related to changes in use of hormone replacement therapy?

@article{Parkin2009IsTR,
  title={Is the recent fall in incidence of post-menopausal breast cancer in UK related to changes in use of hormone replacement therapy?},
  author={Donald Maxwell Parkin},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 9},
  pages={1649-53}
}
There has been a substantial decline in the use of female sex hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in the United Kingdom, particularly by post-menopausal women, since around 2000-2001. Given what is known of the risk of breast cancer in women receiving HRT, the decline in use should have resulted in a decrease in risk, and incidence rates about 14% lower than expected were predicted for the age group 50-59 in 2005. There has been a recent slowing and reversal of the increasing trends in incidence… CONTINUE READING