Does hormone replacement therapy and use of oral contraceptives increase the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer?

Fatima Birch-Johansen, Allan Jensen, Anne Braae Olesen, Jane Hvarregaard Christensen, Anne Tjønneland, Susanne K Kjær

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    Abstract

    We aimed to examine whether use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and oral contraceptives (OC) affect the risk of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in women.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalCancer Causes & Control
    Volume23
    Issue number2
    Pages (from-to)379-88
    Number of pages10
    ISSN0957-5243
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

    Keywords

    • Carcinoma, Basal Cell
    • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
    • Cohort Studies
    • Contraceptives, Oral
    • Female
    • Follow-Up Studies
    • Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Humans
    • Middle Aged
    • Prospective Studies
    • Risk Factors
    • Skin Neoplasms

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