Neoplasia of the female reproductive tract

  title={Neoplasia of the female reproductive tract},
  author={David F. Archer},
This review presents the data on the relationship between estrogen and estrogen plus progestin therapy in postmenopausal women and the occurrence of neoplasia in the endometrium, ovary, and uterine cervix. Estrogen only in women with an intact uterus consistently is shown to increase the incidence of endometrial cancer. Estrogen plus a cyclic or sequential progestin reduces the incidence of endometrial cancer to that found in never users. The duration of the progestin administration appears to… CONTINUE READING
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