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New estimates for breast cancer risk associated with HRT

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

From: Findings from a study published in the BMJ should help identify safer treatments and provide a benchmark against which hormone replacement therapy¬†treatments might be measured. New estimates of the increased risks of breast cancer associated with use of different hormone replacement therapy (HRT) preparations have been published in the BMJ (28 October 2020)[1]. The team linked data from …

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Study sheds light on risks of breast cancer after pre-invasive disease

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: British Medical Journal From: Women who are diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (known as DCIS) during breast screening go on to experience higher risks of developing breast cancer and of death from breast cancer, compared with the general population, finds a study published by The BMJ today. DCIS is a disease where malignant breast cells are found …