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Putting breast cancer risk in perspective

The absolute risk of developing breast cancer associated with menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) in appropriately selected women is much less than the risks associated with postmenopausal weight gain, alcohol consumption, and lack of exercise.1

How MHT compares to other risk factors:1


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  1. Reid RL. J Soc Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2000:22:677-91.

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