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Women doctors' use of hormone replacement therapy

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7031.638b (Published 09 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:638
  1. Emily Banks,
  2. Barbara Crossley,
  3. Ruth English,
  4. Ann Richardson
  1. Clinical research fellow Research officer Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE
  2. Consultant radiologist Breast Care Unit, Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust, Oxford OX3 7JH
  3. Senior lecturer Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
  4. Clinical research fellow Research officer Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE
  5. Consultant radiologist Breast Care Unit, Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust, Oxford OX3 7JH
  6. Senior lecturer Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand

    High prevalence of use is not confined to doctors

    1. Emily Banks,
    2. Barbara Crossley,
    3. Ruth English,
    4. Ann Richardson
    1. Clinical research fellow Research officer Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE
    2. Consultant radiologist Breast Care Unit, Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust, Oxford OX3 7JH
    3. Senior lecturer Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand
    4. Clinical research fellow Research officer Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE
    5. Consultant radiologist Breast Care Unit, Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust, Oxford OX3 7JH
    6. Senior lecturer Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand

      EDITOR,—A J Isaacs and colleagues report high rates of use of hormone replacement therapy among a sample of women doctors.1 They note the relative paucity of information regarding the prevalence of use and remark that this high rate among female doctors may “presage more widespread use in the general population.”

      We carried out a survey of use of hormone replacement …

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