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Decrease in breast cancer incidence following a rapid fall in use of hormone replacement therapy in Australia

Med J Aust 2008; 188 (11): 641-644.
  • Karen Canfell1
  • Emily Banks2
  • Aye M Moa1
  • Valerie Beral3

  • 1 Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, The Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
  • 3 Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

Correspondence: karenc@nswcc.org.au

Acknowledgements: 

We thank Associate Professor Dianne O’Connell and Dr Mark Clements for statistical support. We also thank Professor Bruce Armstrong for helpful review of a draft of the manuscript. Yoon Jung Kang, Research Assistant at The Cancer Council NSW, assisted with data checking. Aye Moa participated in this research as a volunteer for The Cancer Council NSW.

Competing interests:

None identified.

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