New study links HRT with Ovarian Cancer

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The new figures from the UK's Million Women Study suggest that women on HRT are 20% more likely to die from ovarian cancer. As many as a thousand women died from ovarian cancer between 1991 and 2005 as a result of the treatment, the researchers say. Almost one million women – half of whom took HRT – were included in the study by Valerie Beral and colleagues at the Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit in Oxford. They found a rate of 2.6 cases of ovarian cancer per 1000 women on HRT, compared...Read Full Story