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Safety of hormone replacement therapy after mastectomy

Robert N Hitchins and Christopher M Pyke
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (12): 617-620.
Published online: 17 June 2002

To the Editor: I was pleased to see the issue of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after breast cancer raised by Del Mar and colleagues in a recent issue of the Journal.1 However, I was a little disappointed to see that Australian research in this area had been "missed" by their search.2,3 There are a number of other studies that I am aware of which would suggest to me that perhaps their search technique was not particularly thorough.4-7

  • Robert N Hitchins
  • Christopher M Pyke

  • 1 Allamanda Medical Centre, Southport, QLD.
  • 2 Mater Medical Centre, South Brisbane, QLD.

Correspondence: hmedpl@ozemail.com.au

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