Study Ties Hormone Therapy to Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk

February 13, 2015 1:10 AM

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THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who use hormone therapy after menopause -- even for just a few years -- may have an increased risk of ovarian cancer, according to new research.

The new study found that when women used hormone replacement therapy for less than five years after menopause, the risk of ovarian cancer increased by about 40 percent.

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