Decrease in breast cancer is linked to drop in hormone replacement

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Breast Cancer Decline

20 million fewer prescriptions responsible for sharp decline

A special report in the April 19, 2007 edition of The New England Journal of Medicine concludes that the sharp decline in breast-cancer incidence in 2003, followed by a relative stabilization at a lower rater in 2004, is most likely related to the first report of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) (JAMA 2002; 288:321-333. Risks and benefits of estrogen plus progestin in healthy postmenopausal women

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