"The abstract being presented today provides more information on the WHI study and should be given attention by the media in order to let women know that the argument against post-menopausal estrogen use remains undecided," said Dr. Howard Zacur, director of the division of reproductive endocrinology at the Johns Hopkins Fertility Center in Lutherville, Md.
For women who may be wondering, in light of the latest findings, whether to go on HRT, Dehn shares some advice as a medical expert and a patient.
"It's a toss-up, a conundrum. There are lots of other women who don't get cancer. They should take the time to talk to their own personal healthcare provider and weigh the risks versus the benefits."