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Postmenopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy and Gynecological Malignancies

  • Peter Kenemans
  • Curt W. Burger
  • Fedde Scheele
Part of the Medical Science Symposia Series book series (MSSS, volume 13)

Abstract

Postmenopausal use of sex hormones (HRT) carries benefits as well as risks [1]. Both for unopposed estrogen use (ERT) in hysterectomized women as well as for combined estrogen-progestagen use (EPRT), the risk-benefit equation points to an overall benefit, with a calculable gain in postmenopausal years [2] and an actually demonstrated reduced mortality among women taking hormones [3–6].

Keywords

Endometrial Cancer Hormone Replacement Therapy Human Papilloma Virus Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Endometrial Carcinoma 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers and Fondazione Giovanni Lorenzini 1999

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  • Peter Kenemans
  • Curt W. Burger
  • Fedde Scheele

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