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Hormone replacement therapy in women with cancer and risk of cancer-specific mortality and cardiovascular disease: a protocol for a cohort study from Scotland and Wales

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Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is widely used and has proven benefits for women with menopausal symptoms. An increasing number of women with cancer experience menopausal symptoms but the safety of HRT use in women with cancer is unclear. There are particular concerns that HRT could accelerate cancer progression in women with cancer, and also that HRT could increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in such women. Therefore, our primary aim is to determi... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12885-021-08065-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Sub department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2479-7283
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Cancer Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
1
Article number:
313
Publication date:
2021-03-24
Acceptance date:
2021-03-18
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-2407
Pmid:
33761919
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1171761
Local pid:
pubs:1171761
Deposit date:
2021-06-10

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