Some benefits continue after estrogen-only therapy withdrawal

04/5/2011 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Data from the Women's Health Initiative indicate that four years after stopping estrogen-only therapy in women who had a hysterectomy, the increased risks of stroke and blood clots in the legs had dissipated. The reduced risk of breast cancer held steady, but the decreased risk of hip fracture seen while taking the estrogen-only therapy reverted to baseline four years after the intervention, according to the study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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