Study Finds Estrogen Replacement Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer For Some Women

Millions of women seeking relief from hot flashes, night sweats and other postmenopausal symptoms -- but fearing the risks of hormone replacement therapy -- have some reassurance from new research on estrogen-only HRT. A new study suggests that estrogen-only HRT may lower the risk of breast cancer for some postmenopausal women. However, the findings apply to a particular subset of those women -- those who have had a hysterectomy, have no increased risk of breast cancer and no increased risk of...Full Story
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