Unraveling the Myths of Hormone Replacement Therapy and Cancer

Unraveling the Myths of Hormone Replacement Therapy and Cancer

There is a good chance you have heard that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or hormone therapy (HT) causes cancer. If you have a family medical history that includes cancer, you have almost certainly been told by a physician that HRT carries a high risk.

Unfortunately, this is a wildly dangerous myth being propagated by countless physicians based on a study from 2002, called the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI). What you should know right away is the study has been largely disproven.