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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.
By Martha Kerr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There
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.
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.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who undergo sur
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.
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.
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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