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Menopausal hormone therapy use and breast cancer risk in Australia: Findings from the New South Wales Cancer, Lifestyle and Evaluation of Risk study

Salagame, Usha; Banks, Emily; Sitas, Freddy; Canfell, Karen

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Randomised controlled trials and large-scale observational studies have found that current use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer; this risk is higher for oestrogen–progestagen combination therapy than for oestrogen-only therapy. Our study was designed to estimate MHT-associated breast cancer risk in a population of Australian women. Data were analysed for postmenopausal women with self-reported incident invasive breast cancer (n = 1,236)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/102888
Source: International Journal of Cancer
DOI: 10.1002/ijc.29942

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