BCDDP


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BCDDP

Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project. A multicentre program that screened 44,241 women in the US who were receiving oestrogen-only hormone replacement therapy.
 
Results
329 women developed ovarian cancer during followup; adjusted for age, menopausal status, and oral contraceptive use, use of oestrogen-only hormones is associated with a 60% increased risk of ovarian cancer.