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Type and timing of menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk: individual participant meta-analysis of the worldwide epidemiological evidence

Beral, Valerie; Peto, Richard; Pirie, Kirstin; Reeves, Gillian K; Banks, Emily

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B Background Published findings on breast cancer risk associated with different types of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) are inconsistent, with limited information on long-term effects. We bring together the epidemiological evidence, published and unpublished, on these associations, and review the relevant randomised evidence. Methods Principal analyses used individual participant data from all eligible prospective studies that had sought information on the type and timing of MHT use;...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/227671
Source: The Lancet
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31709-X
Access Rights: Open Access

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