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Menopause

12 August 2010

Weight a Factor in Breast Cancer Risk After HRT Use

Thinner women faced higher chance of malignancies, review found

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"This gives us a clear correlation between the length of treatment and risk," said Dr. Freya Schnabel, director of breast surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. "Ad hoc, people had made the assumption that, for the most part, shorter was better, but this definitely gives you some parameters on that."

 

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