Ovarian cancer risk rises with HRT

The meta-analysis of 52 epidemiological studies found that women who use HRT for only a few years are 40% more like to develop one of the two most common ovarian cancers, compared to those who have never used it. 

This means there is around one extra ovarian cancer for every 1000 women who take HRT for five years from around age 50, and one extra ovarian cancer death for every 1700 users. 

“The findings that ovarian cancer risk is greatest in