oa CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - By the way

Volume 22, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... 56 BY THE WAY There has been much debate recently on the issue of breast cancer and hormone replacement therapy (HRT). The results of the Million Women Study (MWS) reported a doubling of the risk of breast cancer in current users of combined HRT compared with never-users, along with increased mortality among those women who developed breast cancer while taking HRT. This has caused major scares among women, their doctors and the pharmaceutical industry. Correspondence in a recent issue of the Lancet is worth taking a look at. A wide range of correspondents pointed out what they saw as flaws ..

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