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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - As many as one quarter of young women with uterine cancer also have ovarian cancer, new research suggests.
By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - BRCA mutation-related breast cancers are known to greatly increase the risk of ovarian cancer, but new research indicates this association does not apply to other types of hereditary breast cancer. "I think this is very good news," Dr. Noah D.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Treatment with a patch containing the hormone testosterone can increase sexual desire and activity in women who experience reduced sexual desire after surgical removal of the ovaries.
Research shows that short-term hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is appropriate for peri- and postmenopausal women. These and other results from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI), the largest, most statistically valid and well analyzed research evaluating the use of HRT, are reviewed in the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer.
While it doesn't dispute the major findings that some forms of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can be dangerous, a recent report from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says some variations of short-term use can be effective and safe.
Hormone replacement therapy, which has been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer and stroke, should be used only in the short term to relieve menopausal symptoms, experts warned last night.
HORMONE replacement therapy, which has been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer and strokes, should be used only in the short term to relieve menopausal symptoms, doctors warned yesterday.
THE debate over the value of hormone replacement therapy has raged for the last 30 years. In the early 1990s several studies were published that suggested that HRT had a protective benefit in preventing bone loss that could lead to osteoporosis.
Remember July 2002? Some think of it as the summer that changed women's health care forever.
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