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2006-06-08 14:04:24

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who carry mutations in the BRCA-1 or BRCA-2 genes have a high risk of developing breast cancer, and of having a recurrence. For such women with early breast cancer who desire breast-conserving surgery rather than a full mastectomy, extra treatments can help.

2006-05-23 14:43:11

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who undergo sur

2006-04-11 15:10:16

By Andrew Stern CHICAGO (Reuters) - Estrogen-only hormone replacement therapy used to treat symptoms of menopause does not raise the risk of breast cancer for women who have had a hysterectomy, a study said on Tuesday.

2006-01-18 17:44:47

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with a genetic mutation that gives rise to colorectal cancer -- a condition called the Lynch syndrome -- are also at high risk for endometrial and ovarian cancer.

2005-11-10 15:36:36

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators said on Thursday they had issued warnings to dozens of companies that are promoting unproven "alternative" hormone therapies for women.

2005-10-07 18:21:45

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - As many as one quarter of young women with uterine cancer also have ovarian cancer, new research suggests.

2005-09-23 13:13:13

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.

2005-07-25 15:26:00

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.

2005-06-28 16:50:30

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.

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2004-12-05 10:42:28

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.


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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
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