Posts Tagged 'hormone therapy breast cancer'

Panel: Hormone Therapy Not for Prevention of Chronic Conditions

Women should not use hormone therapy (HT) to prevent chronic conditions, such as bone loss, after menopause. The advice is the draft recommendation of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). It does not apply to women using hormone therapy to treat menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes.

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New Hormone Therapy Message Board Offers A Discussion Forum For Patients

The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP wishes to announce the launch of its new Hormone Replacement Therapy Message Board. The site will serve as a forum for hormone therapy users to share comments, read about the cases of other hormone therapy patients and answer frequently asked questions about hormone therapy. Studies have linked the use of hormone therapy drugs to an increased risk of breast cancer.

For women on HRT, tenderness may be warning sign

Women whose breasts became tender after taking hormone replacement therapy had nearly twice the risk of developing breast cancer than women whose breasts did not become tender on the drugs, U.S. researchers said on Monday. They said breast tenderness may be a way to identify women who have a higher risk of developing breast cancer while taking hormone replacement therapy to treat menopause.

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