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5 years ago

In 2002 and 2003 two significant US studies suggested that oestrogen, which is standard hormone replacement  therapy (HRT), triggered breast cancer and doubled a woman’s risk of the disease.  As a result, HRT usage fell by a half and thousands of women suffered the debilitating effects of menopause.

According to Cancer Research UK, this drop coincided with a fall in the incidence of breast cancer.

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