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2007-01-05 06:16:04

By Schmidt, John W; Wollner, Debra; Curcio, Jessic

2006-07-24 15:04:29

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Women seeking relief from menopausal symptoms and diminished sex drive by taking testosterone as well as estrogen face a higher risk of breast cancer than with estrogen alone, a study said on Monday.

2006-07-13 07:25:00

By Martha Kerr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There

2006-07-11 22:25:59

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who gain weight after menopause increase their risk of developing invasive breast cancer. Conversely, weight loss reduces the risk, researchers report.

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.

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