Tag: progestin

Progestin: A synthetic progesterone-like chemical used in hormone replacement therapy (HRT), birth control pills and other forms of hormonal contraception, and to prevent endometrial hyperplasia.

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08/08/15
Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine devices increase the risk of breast cancer
11/06/11
Combination HRT doubles breast cancer risk among women with breast tenderness
05/10/11
Apigenin may prevent breast cancer that develops in response to progestin
09/26/10
Less HRT use after 2002 translated into fewer breast cancer cases among Canadian women
07/29/10
HRT increases risk of breast cancer, especially for those with dense breasts

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