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Ending Hormone Therapy May Cause Breast Cancer To Regress

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It was then concluded that the difference in the rate of screening mammography was not a part of the equation defining decline in the rate of incidence of invasive breast cancer in postmenopausal women who had earlier opted for hormone therapy.


1. Stopping Hormone Therapy Might Help Breast Cancer to Regress; Science Daily News; March 2012; http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/02/120228190932.htm

2. Stopping hormones might help breast cancer to regress; Group Health research Institute; March 2012; http://www.grouphealthresearch.org/news-and-events/newsrel/2012/120228.html

Technical report of the study may be accessed at:

1. Screening Mammography Use among Current, Former, and Never Hormone Therapy Users May Not Explain Recent Declines in Breast Cancer Incidence; Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention; March 2012; http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/early/2012/02/17/1055-9965.EPI-11-1115.abstract?sid=9a5f5ae1-550c-431a-abaa-23d935cda56c

Reviewed April 17, 2012
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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