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Letter grades can be seen in schools, restaurants, and, now, even medical treatments. The U.S. Preventive Task Force recently gave hormone replacement therapy a grade D recommendation.
A great deal has been learned in the decade since the first results from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) were published on July 9, 2002.
Nationwide poll found 7 out of 10 women suffering from menopausal symptoms are not treated
A study in this week's PLoS Medicine suggests that increasing height and, among women who have never taken menopausal hormone therapy, increased body mass index are risk factors for developing ovarian cancer.
In the past decade, results from large prospective cohort studies and the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) randomized placebo-controlled hormone therapy trials have substantially changed thoughts about how estrogen alone and estrogen plus progestin influence the risk of breast cancer.
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