Tuesday, June 2, 2009

HRT Ups Death Risk for Women With Lung Cancer

SATURDAY, May 30 (HealthDay News) — The current use of combined hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is associated with a higher risk of dying for women diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer, a new study shows. The risk was highest in current smokers, less high in former smokers and least high in women who never smoked, say researchers reporting Saturday at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), in Orlando, Fla.

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