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HRT & Cancer

HRT and Cancer

Experiences since 50 years with HRT showed again and again the risk of cardivaskular disease and cancer.

 2002 report from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), showing no cardiovascular benefits in women taking HRT.

A follow up Study* for 10 years shows now:” that if estrogen or estrogen and progestin are used properly in women who are fresh into menopause, that there is no real risk of heart disease or breast cancer or any other kind of cancer and that there is a reduced risk of heart disease and mortality,

” Schierbeck LL, et al *”Effect of hormone replacement therapy on cardiovascular events in recently postmenopausal women. BMJ 2012

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