HRT breast cancer link not substantiated: experts

Fundamental flaws in the findings of a landmark study into the health risks of menopausal hormone therapy has “damaged the health and well-being of menopausal women”, experts say.

The Women’s Health Initiative study – which found an increased risk of breast cancer and heart disease in postmenopausal women taking oestrogen and progestogen (E+P) – suffered from a range of serious methodological flaws,