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Research suggests that use of the contraceptive pill is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, which is the most common cancer type among males in the developed world.
Postmenopausal women who gained weight during adulthood had an increased risk for endometrial cancer compared with women who maintained a stable weight.
Post-menopausal women with high levels of hormones such as estrogen or testosterone are known to have a higher risk of breast cancer.
Experts warn that women who smoke can go through menopause about a year earlier than those who don’t, and also note that an earlier menopause may influence the risk of bone and heart disease.
Post-menopausal women who experience new onset breast tenderness after starting combination hormone therapy may have an increased risk of breast cancer compared to women who don't experience breast tenderness.
An osteoporosis drug protects against the bone damaging effects of certain breast cancer medications. According to this study, some breast cancer patients could take zoledronic acid in addition to their anti-cancer medications to maintain bone health.
A new study has found that an osteoporosis drug protects against the bone damaging side effects of certain breast cancer medications.
A large study of the daughters of women who had been given DES, the first synthetic form of estrogen, during pregnancy has found that exposure to the drug while in the womb (in utero) is associated with many reproductive problems and an increased risk of certain cancers and pre-cancerous conditions.
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