Hormones Raise Risk of Lung Cancer Death
Combined Estrogen and Progestin Treatment Raise Odds of Dying of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Hormone Therapy: What Should Women Do?
Smokers should definitely quit the habit if they are taking or considering taking combined hormone treatment, Chlebowski says.
Also, talk to your doctor about other options for relieving hot flashes and symptoms of menopause, he says.
If hormone treatment is needed, heed the FDA’s advice to take estrogen and progestin at the lowest doses for the shortest duration to reach treatment goals, doctors say.