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There's good news for women with hysterectomies who are considering taking the hormone estrogen to ease hot flashes and other menopausal

Reports of greater risk of breast cancer with cyclic estrogen/progestin combinations vs. unopposed estrogen (3, 4) highlight the need to determine the risksandbenefits for both estrogen and combined

...HealthInitiative (WHI) provide important new information about the potential risksandbenefitsof

To assess the major health benefits and risks of the most commonly used combined hormone preparation in the United States. DESIGN: Estrogen plus progestin component of the Women's HealthInitiative, a randomized controlled primary prevention trial (planned duration, 8.5 years)...

The Health RisksandBenefitsof HRT. In 1991, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) launched the Women's HealthInitiative (WHI), a set of studies involving healthy

Women’s HealthInitiative Steering Committee. Effects of conjugated equine estrogen in postmenopausal women with hysterectomies.

While estrogen therapy is commonly used on a short-term basis to manage menopausal symptoms afterhysterectomy, Colditz and Jungheim say

Influence ofestrogen plus progestin on breast cancer and mammography in healthy postmenopausal women: the Women's HealthInitiative

The Estrogen-Alone Trial included 10,739 postmenopausal women age 50 to 79 and was part of the larger Women's HealthInitiative (WHI) study. All the women had had a hysterectomy (surgery to remove the uterus) before joining the study. Half the women took estrogen-only HRT and the other...

Vaginal hysterectomy; Abdominal hysterectomy; Supracervical hysterectomy; Radical hysterectomy; Removal of the uterus; Laparoscopic hysterectomy

Women who still have a uterus cannot take estrogen alone because it can cause uterine cancer. To prevent the cancer, hormone therapy for women who have

The Women’s HealthInitiative (WHI) is a major study supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). WHI looked at the risksandbenefitsof

The Women’s HealthInitiative (WHI) is a landmark trial showing that hormone therapy with estrogen and progestin in women who had not had a hysterectomy

Hysterectomy poses some risks of major and minor complications. But most women do not have complications after a

Using Bioidentical Hormones AfterHysterectomy. These two studies provide convincing evidence of the healthbenefitsof hormone replacement after

Healthrisks: Following oophorectomy along with hysterectomy, premenopausal women who have one or both ovaries removed experience androgen and

The risksandbenefitsof CEE use for periods of longer than 5 to 6 years cannot be inferred from

The Women’s HealthInitiative (WHI) Estrogen-Alone Trial randomized postmenopausal women, 50 to 79 years of age, with prior hysterectomy, to