Menopausal hormone replacement therapy and risk of ovarian cancer.

  title={Menopausal hormone replacement therapy and risk of ovarian cancer.},
  author={James V Lacey and Pamela J. Mink and Jay H. Lubin and Mark E. Sherman and Rebecca Troisi and Patricia A Hartge and Arthur S Schatzkin and Catherine Schairer},
  volume={288 3},
CONTEXT The association between menopausal hormone replacement therapy and ovarian cancer is unclear. OBJECTIVE To determine whether hormone replacement therapy using estrogen only, estrogen-progestin only, or both estrogen only and estrogen-progestin increases ovarian cancer risk. DESIGN A 1979-1998 cohort study of former participants in the Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project, a nationwide breast cancer screening program. SETTING Twenty-nine US clinical centers. PARTICIPANTS… CONTINUE READING


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