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Trial launched into testosterone replacement for male cancer survivors

Cancer Research UK is today launching a trial to see if male cancer survivors could benefit from hormone replacement therapy (HRT) with testosterone.

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Oestrogen-only HRT after hysterectomy ‘may protect against breast cancer’

Women who use oestrogen-only hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to relieve menopausal symptoms after a hysterectomy have a reduced risk of developing or dying from breast cancer.

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HRT increases incidence and deaths from ovarian cancer

Women who take hormone replacement therapy are more likely to be diagnosed with ovarian cancer and to die of the disease, according to a study published in the Lancet.

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HRT and endometrial cancer – results from the million women study

Some forms of hormone replacement therapy increase the risk of endometrial (womb) cancer, according to results from the Million Women Study, published in the Lancet1today.

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HRT and breast cancer: results of the Million Women study

Some kinds of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) have a much greater effect on a woman’s risk of breast cancer than others, according to landmark research published in the Lancet.

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Why women take HRT

A woman’s medical history has a greater influence over whether she takes hormone replacement therapy than lifestyle factors or social background, according to a report1 published today.

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What women on HRT need to know

The long term effects of Hormone Replacement Therapy significantly increase the risk of breast cancer and stroke according to Cancer Research UK scientists in a report1 published today.

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