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June 27, 2001

Relationship Between Postmenopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy and Ovarian Cancer

Author Affiliations

Stephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthorJody W.ZylkeMD, Contributing EditorIndividualAuthor

JAMA. 2001;285(24):3089-3090. doi:10.1001/jama.285.24.3089

To the Editor: Dr Rodriguez and colleagues1 found a direct association between the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the risk of ovarian cancer. Data from other cohort and case-control studies, however, are less consistent.2