Postmenopausal estrogens and progestogens and the incidence of gynecologic cancer.

Abstract

We reviewed the published medical literature to assess the impact of the use of estrogens, with and without progestogens, on the incidence of gynecologic cancer in postmenopausal women. Long-term use of an estrogen preparation that is not accompanied by a progestogen is associated with a large increase in the risk of endometrial cancer, an association that… (More)

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@article{Weiss1996PostmenopausalEA, title={Postmenopausal estrogens and progestogens and the incidence of gynecologic cancer.}, author={Noel S Weiss and Deirdre A Hill}, journal={Maturitas}, year={1996}, volume={23 2}, pages={235-9} }