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Data on effect of HRT on breast cancer conflict with other data

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7254.179 (Published 15 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:179
  1. R Vidya, research fellow,
  2. J M Dixon, consultant surgeon (jmd@wght.demon.co.uk)
  1. Edinburgh Breast Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU

    EDITOR—Stallard et al suggest that breast tumours that develop in users of hormone replacement therapy have no favourable prognostic features.1 Their data conflict with those reported by other groups 2 3 and with data from our unit.

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    Comparison of tumour characteristics in users and non-users of hormone replacement therapy. Values are …

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