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Estrogen-only hormone therapy reduces invasive breast cancer risk after hysterectomy

Estrogen alone after a hysterectomy reduces the risk of invasive breast cancer, according to a follow-up analysis of postmenopausal women enrolled in the U.S. Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study. In the WHI study, women aged 50 to 79 years who had undergone hysterectomy were randomized to receive estrogen alone (0.625… 

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