Hormone replacement therapy

Hormone replacement therapy

The Women's Health Initiative study

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Lori Lyons
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Women's Health Matters
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides an overview of the results and findings from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study on hormone replacement therapy. Also provides answers to frequently asked questions.

Postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy for primary prevention of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease: recommendation

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Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides the Task Force recommendations against the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to prevent strokes and heart attacks.

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ISSN 00084409
ISSN 08203946
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Includes bibliographical references.

HRT overview

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National Women's Health Network
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National Women's Health Network
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Washington, DC

Argues that the widespread popularity of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in the United States is a triumph of marketing over science and advertising over common sense.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Miracle drugs for menopause

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National Women's Health Network
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National Women's Health Network
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Washington, DC

Works to help women who are concerned about menopause and HRT to evaluate and separate the myths from the facts.

Raloxifene

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National Women's Health Network
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National Women's Health Network
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Washington, DC

Gives information on the newest drug therapy to hit the mainstream women's health market.

The SOGC statement on the WHI report on estrogen and progestin use in postmenopausal women

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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
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Ottawa, ON

Discusses how the findings of the Women's Health Initiative study can be applied to reach appropriate clinical decisions.

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MENO.S63 2002

Hormone replacement therapy and the risk of cancer

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Canadian Cancer Society (CCS)
Publication Date: 
2006
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Toronto, ON

Discusses the risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy to relieve the symptoms of menopause. Includes Canadian Cancer Society's recommendations and alternatives to hormone replacement therapy.

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Use of hormonal replacement therapy after treatment of breast cancer

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Robert Lea
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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews the use of hormonal replacement therapy (HRT) after treatment of breast cancer and provides recommendations.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Canadian Cancer Society announces recommendation about combined hormone replacement therapy

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Canadian Cancer Society
Publication Date: 
2003
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Toronto, ON

Outlines the Canadian Cancer Society's recommendations on the use of hormone replacement therapy to relieve the symptoms of menopause.

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Hormone replacement therapy, the "magic bullet" ricochets

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Abby Lippman
Publisher: 
Sisyphe
Publication Date: 
2003

Discusses the results from the Women's Health Initiative Study (WHI) on hormone replacement therapy. Urges for less emphasis on pills for healthy people as prevention tools and more emphasis on healthy living strategies.

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