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Is there a link between ovarian cancer and hormone replacement therapy?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Denise Elser
Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
Causes of ovarian cancer are poorly understood.
In some cases, there is a hereditary risk. There is no evidence that hormone therapy affects ovarian cancer. There is evidence that use of birth control pills is protective against ovarian cancer.

In brief: No
Causes of ovarian cancer are poorly understood.
In some cases, there is a hereditary risk. There is no evidence that hormone therapy affects ovarian cancer. There is evidence that use of birth control pills is protective against ovarian cancer.
Dr. Denise Elser
Dr. Denise Elser
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Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacology
In brief: Possibly slight
The risk of ovarian cancer is quite low.
Some studies have shown a possible small increased risk. In most instances the risk is not considered great enough to eliminate hormone replacement therapy as a viable option for women who are in need.

In brief: Possibly slight
The risk of ovarian cancer is quite low.
Some studies have shown a possible small increased risk. In most instances the risk is not considered great enough to eliminate hormone replacement therapy as a viable option for women who are in need.
Dr. Troy DeLong
Dr. Troy DeLong
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