Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 1st, 1999
Studies, including recently published data from the Postmenopausal Estrogen/Progestin Interventions (PEPI) trial, show that about one-quarter of women who use hormone replacement therapies (HRT) that include progestin have an increase in breast density on their mammograms. In PEPI, a smaller proportion (about 8 percent) of women taking estrogen-only therapies also had increased breast density. However, it is not known if increased breast density due to HRT carries...
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