Menopausal estrogen and estrogen-progestin replacement therapy and risk of breast cancer (United States)

@article{Schairer1994MenopausalEA,
  title={Menopausal estrogen and estrogen-progestin replacement therapy and risk of breast cancer (United States)},
  author={Dr Catherine Schairer and Dr Celia Byrne and Dr Penelope M. Keyl and Dr Louise A. Brinton and Dr Susan R. Sturgeon and Dr Robert N. Hoover},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={1994},
  volume={5},
  pages={491-500}
}
This study examines the relationship between menopausal estrogen and estrogen-progestin replacement therapy and risk of breast cancer, focusing on whether associations differ according to whether the tumors arein situ or invasive. Data are from a prospective study conducted 1980–89 on 49,017 selected participants in the Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project, a five-year screening program conducted between 1973 and 1980 in the United States. Overall, the rate ratio for estrogen-only use… CONTINUE READING

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